19.03.2005 Football News

Kotoko in high spirit, Faisal to eschew complacency

By Kwabena Kyere Stugard, SPACE FM, Sunyani.
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Barely one hour to the crucial tie between Kumasi Asante and FAR Rabat of Morocco, the porcupine warriors sound confident of qualifying to the next stage of the MTN CAF champions league.

In an interview this morning, Dan Kwaku Yeboah of Peace Fm, speaking from Rabat, told SPACE FM that the porcupine warriors boys are poised for action this afternoon. According to Kwaku Yeboah, the technical team has worked hard to put finishing touches to departments like; penalty shoot-out, set pieces and shooting at goal.

Kotoko limping into the game a lone goal advantage are likely to miss the services of key striker Nan Arhin Duah who suffered a head injury when Kotoko played Etuole Filante of Togo in a friendly game a week ago.

Acoustics reports from Dakar that the King Faisal boys are psyched up for the duel against Senegalese side ASC Ndiambour in the second leg confederation Cup game later this afternoon.

Later, the manager of the team, Oti Akenten told SPACE FM that he has instructed the players to approach the game as if this is the first leg encounter.

King Faisal won the first leg 3-0 a couple of weeks ago in Kumasi.

Stay tuned for live commentary of the matches on SPACE 87.7FM.

Kick-off for the Kotoko and King Faisal matches are 3pm and 4pm local time respectively.

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