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Sports News of Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Source: Graphic.com.gh

Kotoko must believe in themselves - Michael Osei

Former Asante Kotoko player and coach, Michael Osei, has advised the club to approach their game against Zambian Electricity Supply Company (ZESCO) United with self-belief as the weapon to defeat the Zambians.

Kotoko will honour their second CAF Confederation Cup game against the Zambians at the Baba Yara Stadium tomorrow after losing their opening game 0-1 to Al Hilal in Omdurman last week.

But Coach Osei believes the Porcupine Warriors can overcome the threat of the high-flying Zambians once they adopt the self-confidence attitude to avoid any unnecessary pressure.

Despite the loss in their first game, Osei believes that Kotoko have the quality to go toe-to-toe with their group opponents and encouraged them to win all their home games to enhance their chances to qualify for the quarter-finals.

“They shouldn’t put any pressure on themselves because no one expected them to get to that zone because we weren’t playing any competitive tournament prior to the CAF tournament this year,” Coach Osei told the Daily Graphic in an interview.