Kotoko captain Frimpong: We will make the fans proud

Amos Frimpong believes the CAF Champions League will be the turning point of Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s recent poor run of results.

The Porcupine Warriors left the shores of Ghana on Tuesday night to take on El Eulma of Algeria in the first leg of the CAF Champions League.

Most soccer pundits and fans of the game have written off the league champions due to their poor form on the domestic scene, with 7 consecutive matches without a victory in all competitions, thus have been pushed to the bottom three of the First Capital Plus Premier League.

However, Amos Frimpong, the newly elected captain of the club has the confidence that his side will do well in Africa.

“We were motivated by the visit of Otumfuo last week and one thing he stressed on was the CAF Champions League.

“Hence at this moment we will do our best to fulfill his desires, as we face the Algerians in the competition.

“Our fans have gone through a lot of sadness over the poor performance of the team, so this is time we have to put up our best performance to make them proud,” the 28-year-old former B.A Stars skipper said.

Coach David Duncan who joined Kotoko for their trip to Algeria will be another source of inspiration to the team, because this has ended their hunt for Didi Dramani’s successor.

The Porcupine Warriors will take on El Eulma on Saturday in the first leg of the CAF Champions league, while the second leg comes off in a fortnight time.

Kotoko were surprisingly knocked out of the competition in 2014 by BYC of Liberia at the preliminary stage.