2018 CAF CONFED. CUP: CARA officials and supporters heckles Kotoko players

Published on: 21 February 2018

With the clash set to take off today, the playing body of Asante Kotoko, officials and some Ghanaian journalists who travelled with the team have been heckled in Congo ahead of their CAF Confederations Cup.

Reports emerged that supporters of the Congolese club attacked the Porcupine Warriors whiles training at the match venue on Tuesday.

The playing body and journalists were left stranded forcing security personnel to escort the playing body safely to their hotel.

The supporters of CARA did not only attack the playing body but also attacked team bus.

Confirming the news, Communications Director of the club, Obed Acheampong said, “We have been brutally assaulted, I was personally beaten up likewise the players, but the situation is currently under control and the players have been marched safely to their hotel where they are relaxing and focusing on the match tomorrow “, he told FOX 97.9 FM.

With respect to the safety of the playing body and the technical team, he said, "We are safe at the hotel now but management is in talks with private security institution to boost the security at the hotel.”

The FA Cup champions won the first leg 1-0 and they will be seeking to get a good result in order to make it to the next stage of the competition.