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Blame Kotoko players, not management for CAFCC exit - Nana Coker

By Vincent Ashitey

Special assistant to Dr Kwame Kyei, Nana Gyimbibi Coker says fans should put the blame at the doorstep of the players as management played no role in Asante Kotoko's calamitous exit in the 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup.

San Pedro overturned a first-leg result to eliminate Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko 2-0 in Abidjan on Sunday evening to reach the 2019/20 Total CAF Confederation Cup group stage.

Goals from Cheick Soumaro and Amede Diomande handed the home side victory in the play-off round second leg fixture to progress on a 2-1 aggregate as the Porcupines have missed a place in the Money Zone.

According to Nana Coker, the Felix Annan and his charges should be slammed for the CAF inter Club failure as they have been paid to deliver results.

"How is it that we can't deal with the indiscipline attitude of the players and stop blaming Dr Kyei and his management whenever Kotoko losses a match," Coker told OTEC FM.

"Why must management be always accused and vilified anytime Kotoko loses a match whiles a player has been signed and paid to deliver on the pitch. Is the team beyond being beaten in a competition? He asked

Meanwhile, Asante Kotoko players have been given a five-day break after their disappointing CAF Confederation Cup exit on Sunday. 

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The players arrived in Ghana on Monday and were immediately told to go home and have a five-day rest.