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Sports News of Monday, 21 January 2019


CAF Confed Cup: Kotoko handed tricky draw

Kotoko will be making two trips to Zambia during the group stage Kotoko will be making two trips to Zambia during the group stage

Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have drawn Al Hilal and Zambian duo Zesco United and Nkana FC in Group C of the 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup

The Porcupine Warriors qualified for the Group stage for the first time in 11 years on Sunday after eliminating Cameroonian side Coton Sport 5-3 on aggregate.

Kotoko will start their campaign with a trip to Sudanese side Al Hilal on 3 February 2019.

This means the Porcupine Warriors will be making two trips to Zambia to play Zesco United at the Levy Mwanawasa in Ndola and Nkana FC who play at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe.

Three Moroccan sides Hassania Agadir, RS Berkane and defending champions Raja CA were drawn in Group A alongside Congolese champions Otoho d'Oyo.

Five-time African champions Zamalek are in Group D comprising Gor Mahia FC, NA Hussein Dey and Petro Atletico.

The full draw of 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup Group Stage


Hassania Agadir

Otoho d'Oyo

RS Berkane

Raja CA


Etoile Sahel

Enugu Rangers

Salitas FC

CS Sfaxien


ZESCO United

Al Hilal Omdurman

Asante Kotoko SC

Nkana FC


Gor Mahia FC

NA Hussein Dey

Petro Atletico

Zamalek SC