'˜He's developing me as a player and developing the team,' says loanee about Chesterfield boss Allen

Alex Kiwomya hasn't played a lot of football at the Proact since first arriving on loan from Doncaster Rovers.

Saturday, 15th December 2018, 6:50 am
Chesterfield FC v Salford City, Andrew Kiwomya

But his first two home starts, against Grimsby in the FA Cup and Salford in the league, have boosted a confidence that was fragile before he began working under Town boss Martin Allen.

“I felt like the last two games have brought me on a lot, I’m feeling very confident,” he said.

“I do have to thank the gaffer for that.

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“When I came he asked me what my strengths and weaknesses were and I just said, I feel like I need a manager to want to work with me and get the best out of me. I was just lacking a bit of confidence but I feel like he’s brought the best out of me in recent weeks.”

And it’s the manager’s input that persuaded him to remain a Chesterfield player for at least another month.

“He calls me after games to see how I think I did, tells me what I did well and what I can work on and then goes through it in training.

“He’s developing me as a player and developing the team.

“He’s a really good players’ manager, one of the best I’ve had, really positive. He was one of the main reasons I stayed.”