Asante Kotoko Announce Confederation Cup Squad


Asante Kotoko SC have announced a 26-man squad for their 2018 CAF Confederation Cup campaign.

The list submitted to Confederation of African Football comprises three goalkeepers, seven defenders, 12 Midfielders and four strikers.

All five new signings Mohammed Vie Sylla, Emmanuel Owusu, Michael Abu, Wahab Adams and experience midfielder Jordan Opoku are in the squad.

Also in the squad, is star striker Sadick Adams, whose hat-trick in the MTN FA Cup final against Hearts of Oak secured Kotoko’s place in the Confederation Cup.

However, goalkeeper Ernest Sowah has been dropped. Sowah is desperate for a move out of the club following his claims that Executive Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei accused him of taking bribe in a league game last season.

GOALKEEPERS: Felix Annan, Michael Abu, Ibrahim Danlad

DEFENDERS: Amos Kwasi Frimpong, Edwin Frimpong Manso, Eric Akomanin Donkor, Augustine Sefah, Awudu Nafiu. Adams Wahab. Emmanuel Owusu

MIDFIELDERS: Owusu Jackson, Mohammed Vie Sylla, Kwame Boahene, Douglas Owusu Ansah, Baba Mahama, Jordan Opoku, Seth Opare, Kwesi Nti, Michael Yeboah, Collins Ameyaw, Frank Sarfo Gyamfi, Emmanuel Gyamfi

STRIKERS: Sadick Adams, Obed Owusu Ampong, Abass Mohammed, Yakubu Mohammed.

Kotoko have been drawn against Congolese side Club Athlétique Renaissance Aiglon in the preliminary stage of Confederation Cup.

The first leg will take place in Kumasi on the weekend of 9-11 of February 2018 with the 2nd leg in Congo on the weekend of 20-21 February 2018.


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