Kumasi Asante Kotoko have held their first training session in Cotonou, Benin ahead of their CAF Champions League preliminary first-round game against RC Kadiogo.
The reigning Ghana Premier League champions will face the Burkinabe side on Monday with kick-off scheduled at 15:00GMT.
The Porcupine Warriors left Ghana on Thursday with 22 players led by Coach Seydou Zebro.
The team went without last season’s top scorer Franck Etouga Mbella, Augustine Agyapong, and newly addition Eric Zeze, among others.
They are expected to continue with their preparations today ahead of the clash on Monday, September 12.
Kotoko returned from Sudan a week ago following their poor run of results in their pre-season campaign, losing all three games against Simba SC and twice with Al Hilal.
They will clash with the Burkinabe Champions a week later in Kumasi at the Baba Yara Stadium for the return leg encounter.
Their game against newly promoted side Nsoatreman in the betPawa Ghana Premier League was postponed due to their African campaign.