The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku has challenged players of the Asante Kotoko to step onto the pitch and fight for Ghana.
He said this on Wednesday ahead of the Porcupines CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg tie against FC Nouadhibou.
“As you embark on this journey, have it in mind you represent our dear country Ghana and the entire nation is/will be rooting for you. We believe the porcupine has the quality to bring us victory & we pray the Almighty God crowns your hard work. Go make us proud. Faaabulous!!!
Asante Kotoko coach Maxwell Konadu has named 21-squad for the tie.
Meanwhile, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced match officials expected to take charge of Asante Kotoko’s Champions League Preliminary round match against FC Nouadhibou.
The Porcupine Warriors will travel to Mauritania for the first leg tie scheduled for November 27, 2020.
Gaousou Kane has been named as Referee for the match and will be assisted by his compatriots Baba Yomboliba and Amadou Belly Gisse Amadou.
Boubou Traore will be the 4th Official with Aboulikaecem Abdellah from Morocco as the Match Commissioner.
The game is expected to be played at Stade de Municipal de Nouadhibou.