History beckons for the reigning Ghana Premier League champions, Aduana Stars in tomorrow’s CAF Confederation Cup play-offs.
Aduana are on the brink of sealing qualification to the competition proper after engaging in the play-offs and if they manage to pull it off, it will be the first time the club participates in the group stages of any Africa club competition since it establishment.
Aduana Stars will take on Madagascar side Fosa Juniors in the second leg of the play-offs tomorrow at the Rabemananjara Stadium in Mahajanga.
The ‘Ogya’ club are heading into the game with a commanding lead after beating Fosa Juniors by (6-1) in the first leg at the Nana Agyeman Badu Park in Dormaa a fortnight ago.
The defending Ghana Premier League champions will have to ensure Fosa do not overturn the scoreline in order to secure their debut appearance in the group phase of the CAF Confederation Cup group stages.
Qualification will mean Aduana Stars is the only club to be hoisting the flag of Ghana in Africa in this year’s competition.
They will also be the second club after Berekum Chelsea to represent Ghana in the group stages of an Africa club competition in recent times.
In addition, this will be the second time the team is participating in Africa Club competition and are nearing a big feat if they are able to secure a place in the group stage in tomorrow’s game.
Aduana Stars are entitled to $275,000 as bonus if they are to qualify to the group stage of the competition.
The team departed Ghana on Sunday April 15 to Madagascar with 16-players.
Below are the men who will do battle for Aduana Stars against Fosa Juniors:
Joseph Addo, Gordon Yeboah, Caleb Amankwaah, Justice Anane, Emmanuel Akuoko, Abdul Rashid
Stephen Anokye Badu, Farouk Adams, Elvis Opoku, Noah Martey, Sam Adams, Mumuni Zakaria
Emmanuel Boateng, Bright Adjei, Nathaniel Asamoah, Yahaya Mohammed