CAF Champions League: Asante Kotoko leave Accra for Algeria

Ghana’s sole representation in the CAF champions league, Asante Kotoko left Accra (Kotoka International Airport) on Tuesday evening (9:00 pm) to Turkey before enplaning to Algeria for their first leg preliminary round game against Mouloudia Club d’El Eulma on Saturday.

Kotoko in the first round of the competition had a walk over after their opponent from Sierra Leone, East End Lions pulled out while Mouloudia Club d’El Eulma sealed their qualification after edging out Ethiopian giant ST. George on a 2-2 aggregate.

The Kumasi-based club left the shores of Ghana with a 29 man contingent made of 19 players, 7 technical men and 3 officials which included the newly appointed head coach of the club, David Duncan.

Below are the list of the 30 man contingent that left Accra for Algeria

Goalkeepers: Isaac Amoako, Erci Ofori Antwi, Joseph Addo

Defenders: Abeiku Ainooson, Atta Kusi, Akwasi Acheampong, Emmanuel Asante, Isaac Donkor, Amos Frimpong.

Midfielders: Michael Akuffo, Jackson Owusu,Kojo Poku Jnr, Frank Sarfo-Gyamfi, Richard Mpong, Stephen Oduro, Jordan Opoku.

Strikers: Ahmed Toure, Obed Owusu, Dauda Mohammed.

David Duncan – (Head Coach)
MichaelOsei – (Assistant Coach)
Ernest Apau- (Assistant Coach)
Sampson Appiah – (Goalkeepers Trainer)
Issah Amadu – (Team Masseur)
Dr Kwaku Boateng – (Team Doctor)
Opoku Nti – (The club’s General Manager)
George Kenndey – (The club’s Operation Manager)
Kwaku Ahenkorah – (The club’s Communication Director)

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