SAD: Asante Kotoko out of CAF Champions League after penalty defeat to RC Kadiogo

Asante Kotoko, winners of the Ghana Premier League, were knocked out of the CAF Champions League by RC Kadiogo of Burkina Faso.

In a 1-1 aggregate result after Sunday’s second leg at the Baba Yara Stadium, the Porcupine Warriors were defeated by their opponents in a shootout.

After edging Kadiogo by a score of 1-0 in the first leg, coach Seydou Zerbo’s team entered the second game as heavy favourites.

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Despite having a one-goal lead from the first leg, Kotoko unexpectedly lost the second leg 1-0 at home, making the aggregate score 1-1.

The team from Kumasi was unable to redeem themselves in the penalty shootout that followed, losing the game on penalties 3-1.

Due to this humiliating loss, Kotoko has been eliminated from the Champions League in the first qualifying round.




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