Sports activities Information of Friday, 15 March 2019
Coach Joseph E. Sarpong, a former coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, has stated, he’s assured the membership, can qualify to the quarter finals of this yr’s Confederation of Africa Soccer (CAF) Confederations Cup competitors.
Coach Sarpong in an interview with the GNA Sports activities stated, it was not going to be a straightforward sport for Kotoko on Sunday towards Zambian membership, Zesco United, however added that, Kotoko was equal to huge events like this.
“It’s a mission unattainable, however will be made potential. That is Kotoko and the actors for the crew, are anticipated to have sturdy psychological fortitude for giant video games like this. They need to method this sport tactically proper and should be centered on getting a optimistic end result,” he stated.
The previous nationwide crew coach nonetheless famous that, Sogne Yacouba’s absence can be devastating for the crew, however urged different gamers to return to the celebration and make a reputation for themselves.
“Sogne Yacouba is the star within the setup and has been the heartbeat of the crew along with Emmanuel Gyamfi. However Kotoko have equally good gamers, who have been registered for the competitors. So that is the time for them to show that if given the possibility they’ll additionally carry out properly. They need to be capable to say someday that, within the absence of Yacouba, they certified the crew to the quarter finals,” he stated.
Ghana’s sole representatives on this yr’s CAF membership competitors want nothing however an away win in Ndola towards Group C backside positioned crew, Zesco United to guide a spot within the subsequent stage.
Al Hilal of Sudan who’re on eight factors and sitting second within the desk would host group leaders Nkana FC who’re on 9 factors.
The crew has left the shores of Ghana on Tuesday to arrange forward of the essential encounter on Sunday at 16:00 GMT.