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Sports News of Thursday, 14 February 2019


CAF CC: Asante Kotoko bag $84k from ZESCO clash

Asante Kotoko are $84k richer from the gates after their CAF Confederation Cup clash with Zambian side ZESCO United on Wednesday.

Despite playing on a week day where relatively fans are limited in watching matches due to work schedules, the Porcupine Warriors nearly filled the stands completely.

Director of communications, Sarfo Duku confirmed his outfit earned the an equivalent of ?440,000 from the game.

“It’s true we made that amount [Gh¢ 440,000] from the gate proceeds,” Sarfo Duku told Nhyira FM

“Deduction is now ongoing to know the net for Asante Kotoko”

The Porcupine Warriors sold over 25,000 tickets with prices Gh¢ 80, Gh¢ 50 and Gh¢ 20 which saw the stadium filled to a 65% capacity.