Asante Kotoko suffered their second defeat in the CAF Confederation Cup after being whipped 3-1 by ten-man Nkana FC on Sunday in their third Group C match.
CK Akonnor’s side failed to maintain their impressive start to the game as the hosts got the advantage to open the scoring in the 21st minute after they were awarded a penalty.
Defender Abdul Ganiu Ismail brought down forward Walter Bwalya inside the box and Freddy Tshimenga brilliantly converted it to put his side in front.
Striker Songné Yacouba drew the Porcupine Warriors level with a superb free-kick two minutes later.
Ronald “Sate Sate” Kampamba restored the lead for the Nkana FC three minutes later after connecting a headed pass from Bwalya.
Kampamba increased the tally to 3-1 for the home side in the 53rd minute after heading home a Gift Zulu cross.
Nkana FC had a numerical advantage after Ghanaian defender Richard Ocran was sent off in the 73rd minute following a second caution.
The Zambian giants now lead the group with 6 points and will be traveling to Kumasi to tackle Asante Kotoko in their next fixture on 3rd match 2019.
Asante Kotoko start list:
Felix Annan, Amos Frimpong, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, Ismail Ganiu, Habib Mohammed, Umar Bashir, Kwame Bonsu, Maxwell Baakoh, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Abdul Fatawu Safiu-Yacouba Songné.
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