CAF Champions League: Kano Pillars optimistic of crashing out Asante Kotoko

Published on: 23 August 2019

Musa Ibrahim, head coach of Kano Pillars has revealed he knows how to approach Asante Kotoko in the return leg of the CAF Champions League.

The Nigerian side won the first leg 3:2 at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

The Ghana Premier League side will host Pillars at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in the leg on Sunday.

Ahead of the game, Ibrahim says he knows his side's deficiency and must avoid it.

“We’ve worked hard going into this game. The players are well aware of the importance we attached to it and the fact it won’t be a walk in the park,” Musa told

“Kotoko is a strong side and we saw that in the first leg match in Kano. We respect them, but having seen them play in Kano, we now know how to approach the game (in Kumasi).

“The good thing is we hold the advantage going into this match. The players are in high spirit and determined. So we will see how it goes.”

Musa ruled out any contemplation of defensive game against Kotoko in Kumasi.

“No two games are ever the same. We have our cards, but certainly not defensive option,” he said.