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Medeama SC holds a draw against Asante Kotoko.

Match report : MEDEAMA SC HOLDS ASANTE KOTOKO TO A STALEMATE AT ESSIPONG STADIUM

Kumasi Asante Kotoko was held to a 1-1 draw at the Essipong stadium yesterday by Medeama SC in a friendly as they prepare for the CAF Confederation cup as the only representative for Ghana in the 2018/2019 CAF Inter Club competitions. Speedster Emmanuel Gyamfi got the opener for Asante Kotoko after 28 minutes in the first half with a superb finishing which got the porcupine fans on their feet at the Essipong Stadium .

Goalkeeper Muntari Tagoe was chosen ahead of regular Felix Annan, and captain Amos Frimpong maintained his position as the  right back, new signing Abass Mohammed was at left back whilst Agyeman Badu and Ishamel Abdul Ganiu occupied the center pair.
In midfield saw Prince Acquah, Richard Senanu and former WAFA midfield Maestro Umar Bashiru and Emmanuel Gyamfi who got the goal for Kotoko started from the wings as usua, with Obed Owusu and Frederick Boateng leading the attack to complete the starting 11 for kotoko
Medeama SC gave kotoko a stiff opposition as admitted by Charles Kobblah Ackunnor the head coach of Asante kotoko.
At the 88th minute of the game where Kotoko thought it was all over, Medeama got the equalizer through a powerful header from Laar Ibrahim from a corner kick.

Both coaches admitted enjoying the game in a high competitive manner. Coach Samuel Boadu of Medeama Sc  admitted he is a bad loser thus making sure he gets the equalizer and urged Kotoko to go far in the CAF Confederation cup. CK Ackunnor on the other hand admitted lack of concentration caused them but was impressed with the performance of the players and happy with the progression so far .
Asante Kotoko will return home to Kumasi from their 10 days camping in Takoradi to face a Togolese side on Sunday 18th November to wrap up preparations for the yet to know Cameroonian counterpart in the CAF Confederation cup

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