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IMAGES: Asante Kotoko lose pre-season friendly to Al Hilal

Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko lost 2-0 to Sudanese giants Al Hilal in a pre-season friendly Tuesday.

Lamine Jarjou and Khater Awad scored for the Blue Crescents against the Reds, who are in Sudan preparing for the 2022/23 season.

Kotoko will be playing four matches while in Sudan, and they faced Hilal in the first of two meetings on Tuesday.

Jarjou scored from a corner kick, giving the Blue Jewels a 1-0 lead.

Khater Awad’s goal also netted in the 88th minute, sealing Al Hilal’s victory over the Porcupine Warriors.

Ibrahim Imoro, a former Asante Kotoko left-back, captained A-Hilal from the start.

Recently appointed coach Seydou Zerbo was in the dugout for Kotoko.

The two teams will meet again on Friday, August 26 in a rematch.

Check out images from the match below:


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