CAF CC: Encourage the players to deliver - Ibrahim Sunday charges Kotoko supporters

By Vincent Ashitey
CAF CC: Encourage the players to deliver - Ibrahim Sunday charges Kotoko supporters
CAF CC: Encourage the players to deliver - Ibrahim Sunday charges Kotoko supporters

Legendary Asante Kotoko winger, Ibrahim Sunday is charging the supporters to behind the team in their quest defeat Zambian side Zesco United in the CAF Confederation Cup.

According to the 1971 African Footballer of the Year, most of the Porcupine Warriors players are a novice to the competition and a lot will be expected from them as they bid to deliver for the club come Wednesday, February 13 at the Baba Yara Stadium.

He is, however, tasking the supporters to remain calm and inspire the team rather than their normal bashing when things are not going well at the Baba Yara Stadium.

"Most of the players are new to this stage of the competition, therefore, pressure is bound to set in."

"Now that they have lost their first game, it's most likely the fans will be expecting a win from them playing at home," said Ibrahim Sunday on Kumasi based New Mercury FM.

"Goals can be scored at any minute of the game and it's the duty of the coaching staff to calm them down and also I will entreat all the fans to rally behind the players till the end."

The Reds lost their Group B opener against Sudanese Al Hilal and will host group leaders Zesco United who defeated rivals Nkana FC 2-0 on Wednesday, February 13, at the Baba Yara stadium at 1:00 PM local time.

Management of the club have launched operation fill the Baba Yara Stadium in a bid for the supporters to create an intimidating atmosphere for their opponents. 

According to them, supporters are major stakeholders of the game and their roles cannot be underestimated.  

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