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05.08.2019 Football News

CAF CC: Asante Kotoko Drops Keys Players For Kano Pillars Clash

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
CAF CC: Asante Kotoko Drops Keys Players For Kano Pillars Clash
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Asante Kotoko head coach, Kjetil Zachariassen has named a 23-man squad ahead of their CAF Champions League opener this weekend.

The Ghana Premier League side will play Nigerian side, Kano Pillar in the preliminary round of the competition on August 10.

The Porcupine Warriors will leave the shores of Ghana on Thursday for Nigeria.

Maxwell Baakoh, Abdul Ganiyu and Richard Senanu failed to make the squad for Kano Pillars clash due to injuries.

Also, Abdul Fatawu Safiu and Songne Yacouba were also not included in the list for the first leg tie.

Reports suggest that the squad will be pruned to 18 players after their final preparations in Accra.

Below is the 23-man squad;
Goalkeepers: Felix Annan, Kwame Baah, Osei Kwame

Defenders: Samuel Frimpong, Empem Dacosta, Augustine Sefah, Evans Owusu, Patrick Yeboah, Stephen Ayiku Tetteh, Habib Mohammed, Wahab Adams, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu

Midfielders: Alexis Didi, Justice Blay, Jordan Opoku, Kelvin Andoh, Augustine Okrah, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Godfred Asiamah, Martin Antwi

Strikers: George Abege, Richard Arthur & Naby Keita