We must win at all cost-Coach C.K Akunnor

Published on: 07 February 2019


Head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Charles Kwablah Akunnor has stated that his outfit must win their Caf Confederation Cup games at home to stand a chance of reaching the quarter-finals

Asante Kotoko SC has been paired in Group C of the CAF Confederation Cup with Zambia giants, Nkana FC, and Zesco United as well as Al Hilal of Suda n.The Reds recorded their first lost to Al-Hilal in the group in Sudan last week.

The Porcupine Warriors are at home on Wednesday,13 February to face Zesco United at the Baba Yara Sports stadium in their second Group C fixture and first home game.

Coach Charles Kwabla Akunnor says it's a must win for Kotoko but will not mount pressure on the players to execute that goal.

"We have to win, there is no doubt about that. It is all about the win".

"But I don't want to put pressure on the players. It must be free and they must have the liberty to play and express themselves freely with the ball", he said.

The 44-year gaffer also revealed how his tactics give all the players an opportunity to score a goal.

"Every player can score our goals looking at the way we play". Sogne Yacouba does a lot for the team despite not scoring. He does alot of works for us," he concluded.

Kotoko's game against Zambia giants Zesco United will kick off 3:30 pm local time in Kumasi.

Story by Kolog Bonaventure