The Miners came from behind twice to hold the Phobians to a 2-2 stalemate at the Accra Sports stadium on Tuesday in matchday two.
Kojo Obeng Jnr. scored twice for Hearts of Oak whereas Hans Kwofie also score twice for AshantiGold.
"We played against a very strong team (Hearts of Oak). We played so well and that's how I wanted it," Cirkovic told reporters.
"For us to get the equaliser very late in the game to make it 2-2 is good for us. I am very satisfied with how we played. I am pleased with one point."
The Gold and Black outfit have picked two points from the two games played so far in 2020/2021 campaign having drawn both games with 2-2 scorelines.
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