Ghana’s representative in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition Asante Kotoko have been kicked out of the competition after losing 7-6 on penalties to Congolese side CARA on Wednesday in Brazzaville.
CARA, beat Kotoko 1-0 to finish the regulation time on a 1-1 aggregate.
The Porcupine Warriors had beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg courtesy striker Yakubu Mohammed’s penalty.
Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make an early substitution in the first half when he replace injured Saddick Adams with striker Obed Owusu who missed his penalty kick after regulation time.
Goalkeeper Felix Annan expertly converted his penalty and went ahead to make two saves for the Ghanaian side but Kwame Boahene, Obed Owusu and Jackson Owusu missed their spots to give CARA advantage over them.
Kototo Starting XI against CARA
Felix Annan, Amos Frimpong [C], Eric Donkor, Nafiu Awudu, Wahab Adams, Jackon Owusu, Edwin Tuffour Frimpong, Baba Mahama, Kwame Boahene, Saddick Adams, Emmanuel Gyamfi.
Obed Owusu, Ibrahim Danlad, Jordan Opoku, Emmanuel Owusu, Austine Sefah, Sarfo Gyamfi, Yakubu Mohammed