Ghana’s representatives in the 2023/24 CAF Champions League, Medeama were defeated 1-0 by Togolese giants ASKO de Kara in a friendly encounter at the Glowlap Soccer Academy Park.
The first 45 minutes of the game saw no goals but was keenly contested. In the second half, ASKO de Kara scored the only goal of the game but were later reduced to 10 men. However, Medeama failed to take advantage of it.
The defeat is Medeama’s second defeat in recent friendly games. On Wednesday, the team lost 3-2 to betPawa Premier League new boys, Nations FC.
Medeama are using the exercises to prepare for their CAF Champions League Preliminary Round match against Nigeria fold Remo Stars.
The games against Remo Stars are scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 2023 at Cape Coast Stadium and Sunday, August 27 at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ogun State.
Should Medeama emerge victorious, they’ll play come up against 20-time Guinean champions, Horoya in the second round of qualifiers, with the first leg scheduled for September 15-17 and the second leg September 29 to October 1.