1970 CAF CL: Ibrahim Sunday reveals UNITY as the key factor for Kotoko’s success

Asante Kotoko won the 1970 ACF Champions League with Ibrahim Sunday as the skipper of the side. The brilliant player who catapulted the Porcupine Warriors to their first ever CAF Champions League title has recalled how he achieved that feat with his team mates. “Team unity was the reason we were able to conquer Africa in 1970,” Sunday noted. Sunday admits that team unitybis key to the success story of every club, insisting, every player give out 100% whenever they played a game. “As a player at that time, Rev…

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Ibrahim Sunday backs Akunnor to steer Kotoko back to glory in Africa

Asante Kotoko legend Ibrahim Sunday has backed coach C.K Akunnor to restore the club back to it’s glory days in Africa. The Porcupine Warriors have not won a continental trophy in 36 years. The Ghana Premier League giants reached the group stages of the 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup for the first time in eleven years but crashed out after losing 2:1 to Zesco United in the final group game in Ndola. Akunnor came under heavy criticism after failing to secure quarterfinals berth with some even calling for his resignation. However, coach…

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CAF CC: Sebe back to face WAC

  Ghanaian midfielder Seyei Sebe Baffour is expected to start on Saturday for AC Horoya when they play as guest to WAC in the CAF Champions League quarter finals game in Casablanca. Sebe missed the final group game against Orlando Pirates on March 16, due to suspension but he has now been cleared and will face WAC tomorrow (Saturday). The tireless central midfielder has started all Horoya’s Champions League games this season until his suspension and he will be back to the starting lineup after his impressive performances in training…

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NC Special Competition winner to represent Ghana in next year’s CAF Champions League

The winner of the Normalization Committee Special Competition will represent Ghana in the next CAF Champions league, the committee has confirmed. The competition which is set to start on Sunday March 31, 2019 will see the 15 Premier League clubs group into two zones namely Southern Zone and Northern Zone. The Northern Zone will comprise of seven clubs because of the absence of Wa All Stars while the Southern Zone comprises of eight clubs. The two clubs that will finish first and second of each zone will face off in…

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CAF name Bonsu as best keeper in the CAF Confederations Cup Group Stage

Ghanaian goalkeeper Nana Bonsu has been selected as the most outstanding goalkeeper in the Group Stage of the 2019 CAF Confederations Cup. The shot stopper was voted ahead of Felix Annan and other goalkeepers who made their name in the Group stages of the competition. Rangers broke the news on their official twitter handle and lauded his exploits. “Our Ghanaian shot stopper, Nana Bonsu, selected as the best goalkeeper in the group stage of CAF Confederation cup 2019 by the continental football body. Never say die.” The Club tweeted. Bonsu,…

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Kotei pleased with Champions League quarter finals qualification

  Ghanaian enforcer James Kotei has expressed his happiness after helping Simba SC to book a place in the CAF Champions League quarter finals. Kotoko who has been a revelation in the middle of the park for Simba in the African campaign was at his usual best on Saturday as his side came from behind to defeat AS Vita 2-1 in Dar Es Salam. Kotei gave praises to God and emphasized that he is glad to be part of the historic success. “This is the doing of the Lord and…

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CAF CC: Zesco coach reveals why they stopped Kotoko from booking QF berth

ZESCO United coach, George Lwandamina has revealed that they had to beat Asante Kotoko to protect their ‘integrity’ and ‘pride’ following their 2-1 win in the final group match of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday. The Zambian giants had nothing to play for following their elimination from the competition after losing 3-0 to rivals Nkana FC in the penultimate game in Kitwe last week. The Ghana Premier League side needed to return to Ghana with maximum points to ensure their passage into the quarterfinals stage after blowing up the…

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Zesco announce gate fees for Kotoko game

  Zesco UnitedFC have come out with the gate fees for their CAF Confederations Cup game with Kumasi Asante Kotoko in Ndola on Sunday. The Zambian champions are charging 150 Kwacha which is equivalent to GHC 70 at the VIP Section of the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, the wings goes for 30 Kwacha which is GHC 14 whilst the popular stand also is 20 Kwacha which is equal to GHC 9. The 49,000 capacity Nkana Stadium at Ndola is expected to be full despite the fact that the home team are…

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Kotei: Simba have the potential to reach quarter finals

  Whenever Simba wins a match, there are praises for Meddie Kagere, John Bocco and Emmanuel Okwi for their scoring prowess. It is no surprise because goals always decide a game. However, there are some players who play crucial roles despite not finding the back of the net. They are the unsung heroes. And one of them is Ghanaian-import James Kotei, when it comes to Simba. He has metamorphosed into one of the key player at the Dar es Salaam based club since joining the Tanzania champions three years ago….

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CAF CL: Ocansey hints on open game against Esperance

  AC Horoya skipper Mandela Ocansey insists they will play an open game against Esperance in the CAF Champions League Group B game at the Stade de Rades in Tunis this evening. The Ghanaian-born Burkinabe international maintains it will be a difficult game but they are entering the game with a winning mentality as they seek to top the Group. “It’s a difficult match for all of us, that’s why we came here with a winning mind. Against this same team, we drew at home, but this time we want…

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