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Ashanti kotoko lost their first preseason against Al Hilal

Joined Arab Emirates third-level outfit Al Hilal United caused an excruciating loss for the Porcupine Warriors in a preseason agreeable on Thursday morning. 

Asante Kotoko experienced a 1-0 loss in their first preseason practice in Dubai against Al Hilal United at the Al Hamriyah Sport and Cultural Stadium. 

Mentor Prosper Narteh Ogum strutted four amateurs specifically Richard Boadu, Joseph Amoako, Clinton Opoku and Dickson Afoakwa in his firing line up for the apparatus 

The Porcupine Warriors started the game from a positive point of view with splendid passes in the center as it was bossed by Richard Boadu and Emmanuel Keyekeh. 

Asante Kotoko were unfortunate forthright with the couple of chances made in the primary division of the game as Dickson Afoakwa's endeavor on the twelfth moment went wide. 

Al Hilal United demonstrated their solidarity on the flanks as Nduor Fall and Bello Rouchdane continued to amaze the back line of the Ghanian goliaths. 

Recently marked Clinton Opoku and Fabio Gama were fouled most occasions bringing about free-kicks yet none helped the Porcupine Warriors the opener. 

Surak Musah and Milla joined bearing in mind the end goal of snatching the opener before break yet their endeavors went vain at the Al Hamriyah Sport and Cultural Stadium. 

The first division of the scrimmage finished in quite a while impasse in Dubai. 

After the break, Al Hilal United proceeded with their amazing exhibition as shown in the perishing ashes of the principal half as they dispatched a fearsome assault which gave them the match-victor. 

On the 47th moment, previous Ghana U23 left-back Christopher Nettey scored an objective at wrong net to hand Al Hilal United the triumph in the crunchy preseason agreeable. 

Mentor Ogum made two replacements in the second half as Richmond Lamptey and Sheriff Mohammed were presented as substitution for Clinton Opoku and Emmanuel Keyekeh individually. 

Asante Kotoko acquired belonging in the mid of the second half keeping in mind the desire of evening out the score however their endeavors went purposeless as the installation finished in a 1-0 success for the hosts. 

The Kumasi-based club is presently in the Gulf country for a fourteen day preseason visit in front of their 2021/22 season crusade. 

Asante Kotoko passed on the shores of Ghana to Dubai for preseason visit last week for the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season planned to begin on October 29. 

Asante Kotoko line up 1. Razak Abalora, 23. Christopher Nettey, 4. Mubarik Yussif, 30. Ismail Abdul Ganiyu (C), 21. Patrick Asmah, 20. Richard Boadu, 6. Emmanuel Keyekeh, 10. Fabio Gama, 13. Dickson Afoakwa, 17. Clinton Opoku, 2. Joseph Amoako 

Replacements: 22. Kwame Baah, 18. Richmond Lamptey, 14. Sherif Mohammed, 15. Andrews Kwadwo Appau, 25. Maxwell Agyemang, 24. Samuel Appiah, 3. Mudasiru Salifu

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Al Hilal United Asante Kotoko Clinton Opoku Dickson Afoakwa Fabio Gama


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