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Sports News of Sunday, 24 February 2019


CAF Confed Cup: Nkana FC trash Kotoko 3-1

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Asante Kotoko crushed to their second defeat in the CAF Confederation Cup after a 3-1 reverse at ten-man Nkana FC on Sunday in their third Group C match.

With the first twenty minutes virtually being a balanced game, the hosts got the advantage to open the scoring in the 21st minute after they were awarded a penalty.

Abdul Ganiu Ismail brought down forward Walter Bwalya inside the box and Freddy Tshimenga stepped up the score.

Burkina Faso import Songné Yacouba drew the Porcupine Warriors level with a blistering free-kick two minutes later.

Ronald "Sate Sate" Kampamba restored the lead for the Likulu side three minutes afterwards after connecting a headed pass from Bwalya.

Kampamba increased the lead for the home side in the 53rd minute after heading home a Gift Zulu cross.

Nkana FC were reduced to ten men after Ghanaian defender Richard Ocran was sent off in the 73rd minute following a second caution.

The Zambian giants now lead the group with 6 points and will be traveling to Kumasi to tackle Asante Kotoko in their next fixture next week.

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