Ghana’s Kwame Bonsu plays 90 minutes in Esperance 1-0 over US Tataounie

Ghanaian midfielder Kwame Bonsu lasted  the entire duration of the game  for Esperance de Tunis in the Tunisian league as they powered US Tataouine by 1-0. Bonsu who played for Ghana’s Asante Kotoko played a significance role for Esperance as they started their campaign with 1-0 victory. The midfielder played a key role in Kotoko’s CAF Confederation cup campaign last year as the porcupines reached the group stage of the tourney. The central midfielder after joining the Tunisian based club played a pre-season games to gain match fitness before starting…

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GFA NC wishes Kotoko, AshantiGold well in CAF inter-club matches

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association have wished Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold the best of luck in their respective CAF inter-club competitions this weekend. Ashantigold will lock horns with Equatorial Guinean side Akonangui at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday in the CAF Confederations Cup, While Asante Kotoko host Nigeria’s Kano Pillars in Kumasi on Sunday in the CAF Champions League. A statement reads; “Our two representatives in Africa registered impressive results in the first-leg of their respective competitions away. Ashantigold’s 1:1 draw in Equatorial Guinea and Kotoko’s…

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#CAFCL Preview : Kotoko vrs Kano Pillars- Redemption time for the Porcupines

Asante Kotoko will be looking to overturn a 3-2 defeat on Sunday when come up against Nigerian counterpart Kano Pillars  at  Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Porcupines will be depending largely on their home advantage to beat the Masu gida side on Sunday. Kjetil Zachariassen side showed some flashes of their brilliance in Nigeria despite conceeding two late goals to succumbed to a 3-2 defeat. The last time the Porcupines warriors played a CAF Champions League at the Baba Yara Stadium was in 2015 against Algerians side MC Eulma,…

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#TotalCAFCL: Ghanaian referee Charles Bulu to officiate Raja Casablanca-Brikama clash

Experienced Ghanaian Charles Bulu has been appointed to officiate the CAF Champions League game between Moroccan side Raja Casablanca and Gambian opponent Brikama United. The cagey encounter comes off on Saturday in Morocco . Bulu will be assisted by Tijani Mohammed and Emmanuel Alou all from Ghana along with Adaari Abdul Latif and Egyptian Match Commissioner Khaled Ibrahim Latif . By: Gbordzor Promise

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Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali expects tough match against Kotoko in Kumasi

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali is expecting a keenly contested match on Sunday when they come up against Asante Kotoko in the return leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round. The Nigerians come in to the game with a 3-2 advantage but Rabiu remains wary of the threat posed by the Porcupines at the Baba Yara Stadium. “We are not expecting an easy match in Kumasi against Asante Kotoko. Unlike in the first leg, we know what to expect in the second leg match,” said Ali, who scored the…

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Kano Pillars goalkeeper insists all the pressure is on Kotoko ahead of return leg

Kano Pillars goalkeeper Ibrahim Iddrisu insists Asante Kotoko are under immense pressure to overturn the first-leg deficit in front of their home crowd on Sunday. A situation Iddrisu believes his side can capitalize on to help them finish the job and progress to the next round of the CAF Champions League. Masu Gida have a 3-2 to lead after their triumph in Nigeria a fortnight ago and know a draw will be enough to sail them through. “We are currently camping at Kaduna and preparing for the match in Kumasi…

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Zachariassen has the final say on Songne Yacouba – Kennedy Boakye Ansah

Director of Communication for Asante Kotoko Kennedy Boakye Ansah has maintained Kjetil Zachariassen has the final say on whether Songne Yacouba will feature on Sunday when they come up against Kano Pillars in the second leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round. The Burkinabe attacker has returned to the club after he mysteriously disappeared for five weeks. Yacouba has since joined his teammates in training and look set to feature on Sunday. But Kennedy Boakye Ansah has insisted the coach has the final say on whether the Burkinabe will…

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Eric Bekoe eyes a tough Kotoko – Kano Pillars clash this weekend

Ex- Asante Kotoko goal poacher Eric Bekoe anticipates a tough clash between Asante Kotoko and Nigerian side Kano Pillars in the CAF Champions League return leg this weekend. Speaking to Kumasi-based Ashh FM, the former Ghana Premier League top scorer said Kano Pillars will be stiffer and more aggressive than they were in the first leg. He went on to say that although Kotoko equally have good players but the visitors Kano Pillars are just coming to frustrate Kotoko to find their way out to the next round of the…

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Felix Annan issues powerful rally cry to Kotoko fans ahead of Kano Pillars clash

Asante Kotoko skipper Felix Annan says the fans have a vital role to play in the return leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round tie against Kano Pillars. The Porcupine Warriors need to overturn 3-2 deficit after losing the first leg in Nigeria a fortnight ago. Annan is counting on the support of the Kumasi crowd when the Ghana Premier League giants host Masu Gida at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. “We need the fans now than ever,” said Annan. “At stages like this, we cannot do without their…

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Kwame Bonsu inspired by Harrison Afful as he eyes CAF CL glory with Esperance

Kwame ‘Conte’ Bonsu has set his sights on winning the CAF Champions League with Tunisian outfit Espérance Sportive de Tunis. The 24-year-old joined the three-time African champions in a reported four-year deal from Asante Kotoko in the ongoing transfer window. According to the Ghanaian midfielder, he aims to follow in the footsteps of compatriot Harrison Afful who won the coveted trophy with the Blood and Gold. In 2011, it was Afful’s solitary goal which won Esperance the CAF Champions League title against Wydad Casablanca in a 1-0 success. “Harrison Afful…

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