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Sports News of Friday, 8 March 2019


CAF Confed Cup: We are going to beat Kotoko on Sunday - Al Hilal Coach

Al Hilal Assistant Coach Adam Salah Mohammed believes his side will cause an upset at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday as they play against Asante Kotoko in Group C match day five of the CAF Confederation Cup.

The Sudanese club defeated the Porcupine Warriors on match day one in Omdurman by 1-0.

Speaking to Oyerepa FM ahead of the game on Sunday Adam Salah said, "We know Asante very well, very respected in Africa,we are here to beat them,yea am sure".

He also stated that upon their arrival at the Kotoka International Airport, the Kotoko fans had told them they were going to lose by three goals.

"On our way from the Airport,the supporters saying they will beat us three but it wont be easy. We are not afraid ,no fears. Hilal is also big in Africa".

He added that: "The weather in Sudan is hot and Ghana is hot,its very good for football.

"We are praying for good a day and a good day for the referee as well".

A win for Al Hilal on Sunday will see them qualify to the next stage.