Asante Kotoko vs FC Nouadhibou
*2020-21 CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW: ASANTE KOTOKO (GHANA) VS FC NOUADHIBOU (MAURITANIA)*
* BY: ISAAC AMPONSAH (DR IKE) AND BRIGHT YEBOAH TAYLOR (BYT)
*Correct score*: Asante Kotoko 3-0 Nouadhibou
Total matches played - 1
Nouadhibou 1-1 Asante Kotoko
* Sekondi Hasaacas from Ghana were to meet ASFA Nouakchott from Mauritania during the 1983 WAFU Inter-Club Championship campaign but ASFA withdrew from the competition.
* During the 2005 CAF Confederation Cup campaign Heart of Lions from Ghana were drawn against ASAC Concorde from Mauritania but Heart of Lions withdrew from the competition and faced three years ban from CAF Inter-Club Competition.
*Ghanaian Clubs with 1-1 at away in a 1st Leg*
* With exception of the 1971 semi clash between Great Olympics and Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak vs Asante Kotoko in the 2004 CAF Considerations Cup final which was played in January 2005, have played SEVEN (7) 1-1 drawn games away in a 1st leg clash with all of them qualifying to the next stage of the Caf Inter-Club Competition.
* An elimination of Asante Kotoko will be the first time the club will be eliminated from any CAF Inter-Club Competition after getting a 1-1 draw at away.
Kotoko beat Great Olympics 1-0 at home during the 1971 CAF Champions League Semi-final after a one-all game in Accra.
* They failed to win the trophy in January 2005 during the 2004 CAF Confederation Cup final game with Hearts of Oak after getting a 1-1 draw away. That happened to be the only time they have failed to win after a 1st leg 1-1 game.
*Ghanaian Clubs head-to-head after a 1-1 draw at away*
*Note*: 1971 Semi-final clash between Great Olympics and Asante and also the 2004 CAF Confederation Cup final between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko are not included.
Total matches ending in a one-all at away in a 1st leg - 12
Ghanaian Clubs have qualified on 11 occasions.
* They have failed to progress on just ONE occasion after a 1-1 draw at away. That was 1982 Cup Winners Cup game between Al Moqaweloon Al Arab (Arab Contractors) of Egypt when they came to beat Hearts of Oak 2-1 in Accra after 1-1 drawn game in Egypt.
*Matches played In the month of DECEMBER*.
* Asante Kotoko have never lost any of their games played against any African Opponent in an Africa Inter-Club Competition on regulation time in the month of *DECEMBER* at home. This includes WAFU Inter-Club Championship. Though they lost the WAFU final on penalties after a 2-2 on aggregate.
* 1970 CAF Champions League *(Semi-final)*
20th December, 1970
Kotoko 2-0 Ismaili
* 1971 Caf Champions League *(Grand-Final)*
5th December, 1971
Kotoko 3-0 Canon Yaounde
* 1973 CAF Champions League *(Grand final)*
3rd December 1971
Kotoko 4-2 AS Vita Club
* 1986 WAFU Championship *(Grand-Final)*
Kotoko 2-0 Africa Sports
*NB*: But, Aante Kotoko lost 5-6 on penalties after 2-2 on aggregate.
* 1982 Champions League *(Grand-Final)*
12th December, 1982
Kotoko 0-0 Al Ahly
* 1983 Champions League *(Grand-Final)*
11th December, 1983
Kotoko 1-0 Al Ahly
* 2019-20 Caf Confederation Cup *(2nd Round)*
Kotoko 2-1 Kariobanji Sharks
*ON MATCH DATE (5TH DECEMBER) IN AFRICA*
* 5th December, 1971
Kotoko 3-0 Canon Yaounde
Abukari Gariba (brace)
* Credit: Isaac Amponsah (Dr Ike), Communications Manager for Berekum Chelsea (0243740091/0208710190) and Bright Yeboah Taylor (byt) of Pure FM (0241960066/0207663366)
- ISAAC AMPONSAH (DR IKE) AND BRIGHT YEBOAH TAYLOR (BYT)
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