The elimination of Ashgold SC from the CAF Confederation cup meant that Asante Kotoko SC must avoid losing to Etiole Sportive Sahel to keep Ghana’s sporting flag in the 2019/20 continental football.
The Porcupine Warriors will take to the pitch in Tunisia with a healthy 2-0 win in the first leg and will seal a Gruop stage berth if they avoid losing by over 2-0 margin.
Compatriots, Ashgold SC, succumbed to RS Berkane of Morroco despite winning the first leg on home soil.
In what has been christened as winner takes all, Asante Kotoko SC now remain Ghana’s sole hope at the continental level with one foot in the money zone.
The Porcupine Warriors last won the CAF Champions League in 1983 but have since failed to replicate the dosage for the last 36 years.
Kjetil Zachariason and his inspired Warriors will be counting on their quality on the pitch and the larger pitch expectation from the Ghanaian football fraternity.
A hefty financial bonanza has been tabled by the managerial wing of Asante Kotoko SC to the players ahead of Sunday’s blockbuster in Tunisia.