Tanzania based Ghanaian midfielder James Kotei enjoyed another spectacular outing with Simba SC as they came back from a goal down to down AS Vita 2-1 in the decisive group game at home to their Congolese opponents.
The industrous enforcer lasted the full throtle as Simba rallied back from the early set back to book a last 8 spot in the continent’s premier club competition.
James Kotie stamped his authority at the center of the pitch alongside Mzamiru Yasin and Emmanuel Arnold Okwi.
The midfield trio roared their way into the game after a slow start to book a quarter final berth.
Kazadi Kassengu shot Vita into a deserved lead after 13 minutes before Mohammed Hussein pulled parity for the host 10 minutes to recess.
Clateous Chama sent the home fans into frenzy mood with a last gasp winner to book Simba SC a place in the last 8 of the continental showdown.
Nicholas Gyan and Akwasi Asante failed to make the match day squad for Simba SC.