Kumasi Asante Kotoko will kickstart their African Campaign today at Benin against Burkinabe gaints Rail Club du kadiogo.
The porcupine warriors are the sole representative of Ghana in the Caf Champions league. The match that was scheduled to be played in Burkina Faso but was later mved to Yamossukro due to unreadiness of the pitch have finally been moved to Benin, Cotonou to be precise.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will be looking forward to get a favourable results ahead of the second leg. The porcupine warriors engaged in a lot of friendly matches in Ghana before moving to sudan for the second phase of their preseason.
Coach Seydou Zerbo will play his first official match since taking over the job after the exit of Coach Prosper Ogum.
The Burkinabe gaffer at the bench of the porcupines gives a lot of hopes as he faces his former Club.
Asante kotoko will be without their goal poacher, Frank Etouga Mbella due to injury and some other players like Augustine Agyapong, Stephen Amankona and the ivorian Eric Zeze.
Venue: General Mathieu Kerekou Stadium, Cotonou