Asante Kotoko game against Al-Hilal called off


The CAF Champions League game between Ghana’s Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Sudanese giants, Al-Hilal, has been called off because of positive COVID-19 cases at the Porcupine Warriors’ camp.

The preliminary round two game was supposed to kick-off at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Omdurman, Sudan.

But COVID-19 test conducted by Sudanese health officials returned seven positive results among Asante Kotoko players.

The Ghanaian giants have since claimed the results were tempted with and that of its Brazilian midfielder, Fabio Gama, was missing and it could not present a team as required to play the match.

The club says the game has been called off for today and has petitioned CAF on the anomalies with the COVID-19 results while awaiting its decision.

“Al Hilal vrs Asante Kotoko Game called off as we await CAF’s decision,” Kotoko said in a statement.

“Asante Kotoko has officially petitioned CAF on the overwhelming anomalies Association with our COVID-19 results.”



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