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23.02.2021 Football News

Kotoko CEO pleased with players performance despite Africa campaign collapse

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Nana Yaw Amponsah
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Nana Yaw Amponsah

Chief Executive Officer of Asante Kotoko, Nana Yaw Amponsah has said the playing body did their best despite their elimination from the Caf Confederations Cup.

The Ghana Premier League powerhouse were crashed out of the Caf Champion League after failing to play Al Hilal.

The second leg was called off after Covid-19 struck the camp of Kotoko in Sudan.

The Porcupine Warriors were dropped into the Confederations Cup. ES Setif shocked the Ghanaian side 2-1 at the Accra Sports Stadium in the first leg.

However, the record Ghana Premier League champions held the Algerians to a 0-0 drawn game in Algiers over the weekend.

Speaking to Asempa FM, the renowned football administrator lauded the playing body despite failing to book a group phase qualification.

"The playing body has done well despite our inability to qualify," he said.

"We looked at how the players played away from home, they have made us and the country proud. We hope they play together.

"We now turn our attention to the Ghana Premier League and we hope things will get better," he said.

  • What next?

Asante Kotoko will host their bitterest rivals, Hearts of Oak on Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
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