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Sports News of Saturday, 26 January 2019


CAF Conf Cup: How Kotoko compare to Al-Hilal in Africa

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The two teams will meet in Khartoum for their group C opener on February 3rd but how have Asante Kotoko and Al-Hilal fared so far in Africa this season?

It is interesting to know that both sides combine to give six players each of whom has scored twice on the continent this 2018/19 season but whilst the Sudanese club have been beaten twice ,their future rivals Kotoko are yet to be defeated.

Games Played – Asante Kotoko (4), Al-Hilal (6)

Competitions – Kotoko (Confederation Cup Only), Al-Hilal (Champions League and Confederation Cup)

Matches won – Asante Kotoko (3), Al-Hilal (4)

Drawn games – Asante Kotoko (1), Al-Hilal (0)

Defeats – Asante Kotoko (0), Al-Hilal (2)

Goals scored – Asante Kotoko (7), Al-Hilal (11)

Goals conceded – Asante Kotoko (4), Al-Hilal (4)

Topscorers – Asante Kotoko (Abdul Fatawu Safiu, Maxwell Baakoh , Amos Frimpong 2 goals each), Al-Hilal (Idris Ilunga Mbombo, Geovane Maranhao, Sharaf Shaiboub 2 goals each).