The two-time African champions have been pitted against the East and Northeast African sides for their group stage encounters
Asante Kotoko have been paired with Nkana FC, Zesco United and Al Hilal Omdurma in group C of the Caf Confederation Cup championship this season.
The Porcupine Warriors will open their group C fixtures in an away game against Sudanese outfit Al Hilal Omdurma on the 3rd of February before setting up a date with Zambian outfit Zesco United at home in ten days time.
The 23-time Ghanaian League champions are now riding high in the competition having bested their Kenyan’s and Cameroonian’s counterparts during the play-off ties.
Coach CK Akonnor and his charges will be aiming high in annexing the ultimate following a long-time absence of continental silverwares as former African champions.
Management will also be expected to be busy in the transfer market in order to add some talented stars to the already existing performing players at the club to achieve a desirable target in the group stage encounters.
The vociferous fans of the club are already rooting for the recruitment of AshGold duo Richard Ella Djodi and Shafiu Mumuni in their set-up ahead of the commencement of the group stage fixtures.