Caf Confederation Cup the 'right level' for Asante Kotoko - Zachariassen 

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The Porcupine Warriors boss speaks on their elimination from the Caf Champions League to the less-fancied tier two competition

Asante Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen believes his side should fare well in the Caf Confederation Cup following their demotion from the Caf Champions League on Sunday.

A 3-0 away loss to Tunisia fold Etoile Sahel in the final preliminary round saw the Ghanaians exit the elite continental inter-club championship on a 4-3 aggregate score.

Kotoko join 15 other losing teams into the Confederation Cup where they enter the competition in the play-off round.

“This [Confederation Cup] is our level at the moment," Zachariassen told the Kotoko Express App.

"We are in Confederation Cup, I think that’s the right level for us.

"We’ve got to have to be realistic.

"We’ve got to be realistic because we have only worked together for three months."

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The Porcupine Warriors' wait for a place in the group stage of the Champions League for the first time since 2006 goes on.

Zachariassen's side will find out their opponents for the Confederation Cup play-offs on October 9, with the first leg fixtures scheduled for October 27.

The winners advance to the group stage, which Kotoko reached last season.
 

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