Athletics News of Saturday, 29 June 2019
Ghana’s agent for following season’s Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation Cup will be decided tomorrow when Premier League giants, AshantiGold, clash with Division A person Nzema Kotoko in the closing of the GFA Normalisation Committee Tier 2 Distinctive Competitors at the Cape Coast Stadium tomorrow.
Both equally groups have place up superb performances during the campaign and will fight to reward them selves with not just a ticket to up coming season’s CAF Confederation Cup but the whopping GH¢150,000 winners prize.
On their way to the last, underdogs Nzema Kotoko stunned rivals Karela United on penalties in the quarter-finals to end the Tier 1 finalists’ 40 matches unbeaten dwelling operate. The Nzema-centered aspect edged nearer to the trophy with a very important 2-1 semi-closing get about fellow Division One particular facet, Unistar Academy, in Cape Coastline.
Favourites Ashgold also defeated Medeama FC 1- in the quarter-finals at Obuasi and soared better to defeat regional rivals, Asante Kotoko, 3-1, at the Accra Stadium a very little around a week back to keep their hopes of returning to Africa alive.
It is no mystery that Ashgold have a more powerful squad in all departments likely into this activity as when compared to their opponents and will seek out to stop the period with a silverware and a ticket to Africa.
Coach Kjetil Zachariassen’s facet will be led in assault by two-aim hero in the semi-remaining, skipper Mumuni Shafiu, although midfield dynamo Appiah McCarthy pushes his guys upfront, with Richard Osei Agyemang as the pivot in defence.
Nzema Kotoko will also aspect the two-pronged attack of Francis Atitsogo and Agyenim Boateng who have proved to be a nightmare for lots of defenders.