Asante Kotoko will get their Caf Champions League campaign underway on Sunday in Mauritania against FC Nouadhibou.
The Porcupine Warriors were selected for Africa’s biggest club competition after coronavirus forced Ghana Football Association to cancel the 2019/20 season.
The Kumasi-based outfit qualified for last year’s edition after clinching the NC Special competition Tier 1 trophy but suffered a first-round exit at the hands of Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel.
In their bid reach the group stage of the competition for the first time in 14 years, the Ghanaian giants will aim to overcome their first hurdle.
- What is the kickoff time?
The match will start at exactly 16:00 GMT in Nouadhibou.
- Current form of both teams
Kotoko are unbeaten in their last five games in 2020 (W2 D3). They recorded their victories over Karela United FC and Bechem United in the truncated season.
This season, they have recorded two draws. The first was a 1-1 stalemate in their opening Ghana Premier League match against Eleven Wonders and the most recent one was a 1-1 draw with Berekum Chelsea.
The Orange club are also unbeaten in their last five league matches in 2020 (W4 D1). They beat Medine Trarza and ASC Police.
Nouadhibou were also able to dispatch JAHE twice in under two weeks. Their first meeting ended in a 3-1 home win and they clinched a 2-1 victory in the return fixture.