Charles Kwablah Akunnor and his Asante Kotoko players are set for a sensational return to CAF Champions League after sealing a final spot in the 2019 NC Special Competition Tier 1.
The record Ghana Premier League winners will earn the nod to represent Ghana in the 2019/20 CAF Champions League if they can get the better part of Karela United FC in the last hurdle.
The Porcupine Warriors last win the CAF Champions League in 1983 but have since gone nearly 4 decades without a continental trophy.
A 5-4 spot kick triumph earned Asante Kotoko SC a place in the Tier 1 finals at the expense of Accra Hearts of Oak to set up a hit and grab showdown against the unfancied Pride and Passion Boys.
To spice their chances of sealing an immediate return to continental football with another fighting chance against Ashgold SC in the Tier 2 semi finals on Wednesday.
A 3-year plan has been put together by the management board of the Porcupine Warriors in their quest to lift a continental crown.