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CAF confirms kotoko’s elimination from the champions league

Ghana will not have a representative in the CAF Champions league this season as Kumasi Asante Kotoko, the last representative for GHANA was eliminated last Wednesday by Al hilal in Sudan following a test for the world pandemic virus, Covid 19.

CAF confirmed the elimination of Kotoko following their inability to raise a team for the match against Al hilal on Wednesday.

With a chance to play in the group stage, Al hilal came to take a 1-0 win in the first leg before the second leg of the champions league. The game was cancelled after it has been reported that the porcupine warriors had seven of their players testing positive for the global pandemic.

The Kumasi based club protested and accused their opponent of a foul play after all their players tested negative before their depart from Accra.

An update from CAF’s website indicates that they have added Al hilal to the group stage. That indicates that Asante Kotoko’s exit from the champion league.

Kotoko will.have the opportunity to play in the CAF Confederations Cup in the last qualifying stage.

 

Source: Abraham/Riddims Ghana/Sports

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