Zesco vs Kotoko: Mission impossible but Kotoko can rise to the occasion says Sarpong
- CAF Confederation Cup Futaa preview
- Zesco United vs Asante Kotoko
- Sunday 17 March 2019
- 18:00, Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola.
The Ghanaian giants need to produce a special win at Zesco in Zambia, while also hoping Al Hilal and Nkana FC either share the spoils or Nkana win away in Sudan.
The Porcupine Warriors’ former coach, Joseph E. Sarpong, is optimistic Kotoko can make march into the CAF Confederation Cup final eight.
“It’s a mission impossible, but can be made possible. This is Kotoko and the actors for the team, are expected to have strong mental fortitude for big games like this. They must approach this game tactically right and must be focused on getting a positive result,” Sarpong told GNA Sports.
The former coach suggests that star players Sogne Yacouba and Emmanuel Gyamfi have the ability to make the difference in Ndalo.
“Sogne Yacouba is the star in the setup and has been the heartbeat of the team together with Emmanuel Gyamfi. But Kotoko have equally good players, who were registered for the competition. So this is the time for them to prove that if given the chance they can also perform well. They must be able to say one day that, in the absence of Yacouba, they qualified the team to the quarter finals,” concluded Sarpong.
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