Rosler hails Hiwula's character

Fleetwood boss Uwe Rosler praised Jordy Hiwula's mentality after the striker brushed off a penalty miss to open his league account.

Friday, 15th September 2017, 2:59 pm
Updated Friday, 15th September 2017, 3:00 pm
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Hiwula skied a 10th-minute spot-kick against Bury on Tuesday but dusted himself down to net twice from close range in Town’s dramatic 3-2 win.

Rosler says those goals will be good for the 22-year-old’s confidence going into tomorrow’s clash with Portsmouth as he praised his wing-backs Lewie Coyle and Amari’i Bell for teeing him up.

He said: “I think he has shown tremendous character. I think he was chasing a goal for a little while. He scored in the EFL Cup (against Carlisle) but you could see in the recent games that it would be good for his confidence to score.

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“He missed that penalty but he never stopped working as long as he has something in the tank. I think there is more to come from him in fitness.

“But (he showed) tremendous character and belief in his own ability, and I think his team-mates Amari’i Bell, Lewie Coyle and Jack Sowerby really helped him by putting some tremendous crosses in.”

“We looked a real good classy team.”