News

Medeama arrive in Conakry for Horoya AC decider

The Ghanaian champions recorded a 3-1 win in the first leg

Medeama have arrived in Conakry-Guinea for their second-leg crucial CAF Champions League decider against Horoya AC on Saturday, September 30, 2023.

The Ghanaian champions touched down at the Ahmed Sékou Touré International Airport at 17:55GMT on Thursday, September 29.

Medeama SC, having touched down underwent formalities at the airport before reaching the four-star Atlantic View Hotel where the team is lodging.

CAF Champions League: Two Medeama key players ruled out of Horoya clash; find out

They embark on the journey with the return of some key players including Jonathan Sowah and Fatawu Hamidu, who missed the Ghana Premier League game against Aduana due to minor knocks.

Medeama travelled to Conakry with a 3-1 lead from the first leg and will be hoping to hold onto the advantage as they eye progress in the competition.

However, the Never Give Up club have been dealt a huge blow as two of its key players in Manuel Mantey and Theophilus Anobah have been ruled of the game due to injuries.

ALSO READ: CAF Champions League: Medeama tame Horoya AC in Cape Coast

When they achieve the feat, the Tarkwa-based club will become the first Ghanaian team to make it to the group stage of the tournament in close to a decade since Berekum Chelsea.

It will also be the second time Medeama are reaching the stage of a continental champions after previously achieving the mark in the CAF Confederation Cup in 2016.

ALSO READ: CAF Champions League: Two Medeama key players ruled out of Horoya clash; find out

The game will take place at the GLC Nongo Stadium at 16:00GMT.

The 2022/23 Ghana Premier League winners reach this stage after eliminating Nigerian side Remo Stars in the first round of the competition following a penalty shootout victory in Ikenne – Nigeria.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button