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Heavy rains forces Kotoko’s CAF Confederations Cup clash with FC San Pedro to be called off

Rains picked up at recess and rendered the pitch soaked up

The crucial first leg tie between Asante Kotoko and FC San Pedro in the final playoff round in the CAF Confederations Cup has been abandoned following heavy rainfall in Kumasi.

The rain picked up from the first half but both sides played through until the end of the first half which ended goalless at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

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The rains picked up at recess and rendered the pitch soaked up and not friendly for a competitive football game.

Following tests by the match officials, they took the decision to call off the match after they had consulted with the match commissioner for the day as well as both captains for the respective clubs.

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It is understood that Kotoko will host the replay at the same venue on Monday, October 27, 2019, at 15:00GMT.

They will be gunning for a good results against FC San Pedro to ensure the second leg which will be played in Cote d’Ivoire becomes easier.