November 25, 2020

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Kidderminster forward Koby Arthur delighted to mark injury return with goal against Leamington

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Ghanaian forward Koby Arthur returned from a long injury lay-off to score his first goal of the season for Kidderminster in their 1-1 draw against Leamington in the English national league.The former Birmingham City striker was handed a starting role in the game against Leamington and he repaid manager Mark Yates with the equalizer on 14 minutes, after Kidderminster had gone down to a 4th minute goal.The first injury was when I was at Walsall in pre-season that was against Leamington as well, Arthur said.That took me out of the game for eight or nine months and by that time it was too late for me at Walsall.I had to do everything I could to get back playing and that was when I spoke to Kidderminster. I came in to train with them, get back my fitness, and they have supported me.They believed in me and gave me the chance, I was so excited to get back playing but then I was so unlucky to get injured in pre-season.In football there are people with the mindset that they will not get back playing again but you dont quit.These things happen in football, you can be injured and without a club so you have to do things by yourself at home.It has always been my dream to play football and regardless of what I go through, I just love the game and nothing will stop me playing.Youre going to get injured so you have to be ready for it, get back up, get back fit and go again.And far from feeling content with his comeback, Arthur knows the hard work starts now.This is a kick-on for me, I have been up there and now Ive come back down, he added.It is up to me now to work hard. I am going to use this opportunity every time I step onto the pitch, give 100 per cent for myself and for the club as well. I am ready.I cannot remember the last time I scored, that was my first start and I had a goal and I was so excited.I dont (usually) get too excited by these things. In the back of my mind I am not even happy, we drew so hopefully I can get another go and take this into the next game to help the team.