Asante Kotoko head coach Kjetil Zachariassen has handed a starting berth to Burkinabe international Songne Yacouba in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup clash against San Pedro.
Yacouba is starting a game for the Porcupines for the first time in their Africa campaign.
Black Stars goalkeeper Felix Annan will be in post with S. Ayiku and Patrick Yeboah on the right and left flanks.
Agyemang Badu will partner Empem Dacosta as center backs for the clash.
Emmanuel Gyamfi and Augustine Okrah will be operating from the flanks with Collins Ameyaw and Justice Blay in the middle.
Richard Arthur and Songne Yacouba will be leading the attack for the team this afternoon at the Baba Yara Stadium.
The clash is scheduled to kick off at 3:00 pm.
Asante Kotoko starting XI: GK: Felix Annan (C), Empem Dacosta, Patrick Yeboah, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Justice Blay, Collins Ameyaw, Augustine Okrah, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Richard Arthur, Songe Yacouba.
Substitutes: Osei Kwame, Augustine Sefa, Evans Owusu, ArnaudDidi, Jordan Opoku, Kelvin Andoh, Naby Keita