Rescheduled- Asante Kotoko vs FC Nouadhibou confirmed lineups Caf Champions League second leg 2020/2021

Asante Kotoko have confirmed its lineup in rescheduled clash with FC Nouadhibou for a Caf Champions League first preliminary round second leg in Accra.

The tricky tie was finally called off after almost an hour of delay due to coronavirus concerns. FC Nouadhibou had two of their players tested positive for the virus and developed resistance to isolate the two players.

After re-testing of the Mauritanian side to clear doubt about the initial test results, and in accordance with Caf newly set date for the fixture,  Kotoko and Nouadhibou meet just 24 hours of cancellation of game.

Ahead of this afternoon’s clash, Maxwell Konadu made no changes to his first eleven named yesterday. The same list was introduced in the first leg in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

While Feix Anann haven’t recovered from injury picked in Ghana Premier League game against Berekum Chelsea, Kwame Baah is maintained in posts.

Black Stars right-back Christopher Nettey, Abdul Ganiyu, Yussif Mubarik and Imoro Ibrahim completes the back line whiles Emmanuel Keyekeh and Adom Frimpong sit deep in midfield, supported on the flanks by Godfred Asiamah on the right and Emmanuel Gyamfi on the left.

The man who gave Kotoko an early lead in the first leg Osman Ibrahim and club’s top scorer so far Kwame Opoku lead the line.

The Porcupine are hoping to smash the Mauritanian giants to progress to the second preliminary round of this season’s Caf Champions League, with a likely tie against Al Hilal expected to take place late December.

The Sudanese lead 1-0 from the first leg in Uganda when experience forward Waleed Bakhet stole victory in newly refurbished St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende.

 Kotoko XI: Kwame Baah (GK), Christopher Nettey, Imoro Ibrahim, Abdul Ganiyu, Yusif Mubarik, Kwame A. Frimpong, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Emmanuel Keyekeh, Kwame Opoku, Ibrahim Osman

Subs: Razak Abalora, Samuel Frimpong, Wahab Adams, Patrick Asmah, Emmanuel Sarkodie, Sulley Muniru, Evans Adomako.

FC Nouadhibou XI: I. Koyate, Mangane, Nouh, M. Diaw, Faouz, Moshine, H. Boilil, Bessam, H. Tanji, Bekaye, Ibriohim

Subs: B. Ndiye, Samake, Mokhtar, Diop Djiby, Soudani


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