Asante Kotoko posted 1:0 win over lower-tier side Asekem FC in a friendly exercise on Tuesday evening at the Adako Jachie Training Complex.
Newly signed striker Mbella Etouga Thierry scored the only goal in the game for the Porcupine Warriors.
It was a game that saw coach Prosper Narteh Ogum feature some players like Abdul Ishmail Ganiyu, Samuel Frimpong, Dickson Afoakwa, Ibrahim Danlad, Emmanuel Keyekeh, Imoro Ibrahim, Yusif Mubarik and Sheriff Mohammed.
The game against the 2021 Division Two league play-off finalists serves as preparations for their matchday 4 fixture against Techiman Eleven Wonders in the Ghana Premier League this weekend at the Baba Yara Stadium.
The Porcupine Warriors have had a fantastic start to the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season, having won all their three opening games.
Coach Prosper Narteh Ogum and his charges came from behind to thrash Dreams FC 1-3 in their season opener before they returned home to beat Bechem United 2:0 in their second match.
The club further traveled to Bibiani to post a 0-1 win against Bibiani Gold Stars at the Dun Park last Friday and are in good shape for their fourth game of the season against Eleven Wonders.