Hearts of Oak Communications Director Kwame Opare Addo has said that the club will be up to the challenge posed by their opponents in the CAF Champions League Wydad Athletic of Morocco.
The Phobians come up against one of the consistent sides in the CAF Champions League in recent times in this preliminary round.
Hearts of Oak last played in the CAF Champions League group stage in 2006 and will come up against Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco who have been previous winners of the competition in 2017.
According to Opare Addo, despite The Phobians long absence from the competition, it does not give an advantage to the Moroccan club.
He mentioned that Hearts of Oak will be ready for the Wydad Challenge despite their
“Wydad Athletic Club is not bigger than Hearts Of Oak” Opare Addo told Kumasi-based radio station Sikka FM.
The game comes off at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday October 17, 2021.
The reverse fixture will be played in a weeks' time in Casablanca.