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Sports News of Saturday, 22 December 2018


CAF Confed Cup: Sogne Yacouba starts as Akunnor names strong starting XI against Kariobangi Sharks

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Asante Kotoko coach Charles Kwabla Akunor has named a strong starting line up for the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Kariobangi Sharks.

Burkinabe import Sogne Yacouba makes a return to the starting XI after coming on in the second half in Nairobi with Martin Antwi dropped to the bench.

Goalkeeper Felix Annan keeps his place between the sticks, with captain Amos Frimpong, Augustine Sefah, Agyeman Badu and Abdul Ganiyu lining up in defence.

In the middle is veteran midfielder Jordan Opoku, who will be partnered by Richard Senanu in the heart of midfield.

Emmanuel Gyamfi takes his place on the right side of attack with Maxwell Baako at the opposite side.

In-form forward Sogne Yacouba will lead the attack with Abdul Fatawu.

Kotoko's starting XI : Felix Annan, Amos Frimpong, Augustine Sefah, Agyeman Badu, Adul Ganiyu, Richard Senanu, Agyeman Badu, Emmanuel Gyemfi, Jordan Opoku, Abdul Fatawu, Sogne Yacouba and Maxwell Baako

Subs: Wahab Adams, Evans Owusu, Umar Bashiru, Kwame Boahene, Martin Antwi, Nabi Keita, Muntari Tagoe

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