ES Setif are sure of defeating their CAF Confederation Cup opponent, Asante Kotoko, when they meet for the 1st leg of of the competition in Accra on Sunday.
The Porcupine Warriors were knocked out from the CAF Champions League after losing 1-0 and failing to raise the required number of players for the second leg against Al Hilal.
They now face a huge task of eliminating ES Setif to qualify for the group stage of the Confederation Cup in their own backyard.
In an interview with Oyerepa Fm, the media officer of ES Setif, Ibrahim Kharfia, sounded optimistic about the club’s chances of winning the first leg, despite admitting that the task was huge.
“We are coming on Friday and preparations for the first match against Asante Kotoko is going well”
“We are hoping this match is played in good condition after all the victories in national championships” he added.
”Good results is what we are hoping and coming for. We have some information about Asante Kotoko one of the big clubs in Ghana”
“We will also use strong and robust players to exhibit strength in the game,” he revealed”
This game presents Kotoko with an opportunity to continue playing in Africa’s inter-club competition this year after they were eliminated from the CAF Champions League by Al Hilal 3-0 on aggregate.