January 21, 2021

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Asante Kotoko arrive from Mauritania after CAF CL first leg against FC Nouadhbou

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Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have landed in the country after their first leg CAF Champions League clash with Mauritanian side FC Nouadhibou.The Porcupine Warriors returned from Mauritania on Monday afternoon and will immediately begin preparations for the second leg.The Kumasi based club secured a vital away goal in a 1-1 draw against the Mauritanian champions which puts them in good position ahead of the second leg.Osman Ibrahim scored in the opening minutes of the game for Asante Kotoko as he latched onto a pass from Emmanuel Gyamfi on the edge of the penalty box and hit the ball into the right bottom corner.The home side nearly came up with the equalizer a few minutes later but Kwame Baah was up to the task as he came up with a fine save.FC Nouadhibou came up with the equalizer after the referee had awarded a penalty to the home side in the 21st minute.The Porcupine Warriors will host the Mauritania champions in the reverse fixture in a week’s time at the Accra Sports Stadium.