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Caf Confederation Cup: Ashgold chief Emmanuel Frimpong targets semis

Published on: 09 July 2020

Ashanti Gold Chief Executive Emmanuel Frimpong has set an audacious target of reaching the semi-finals of next season's Caf Confederation Cup.

Frimpong, who is the son of club's President, Dr Kwaku Frimpong, sees their participation in the competition as a great opportunity to improve Ashgold popularity on the continent hence is aiming for an incredible run.

The Miners and Asante Kotoko were confirmed as Ghana's representative for Caf inter-club competitions following the cancellation of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The FA say choosing both teams was “in accordance with the relevant provisions of the CAF inter-club football Regulations”.

“Our target is the semi-finals stage of the competition, and the aim is to put Ashantigold on the African Football map as one of the biggest football clubs,”

“We are searching for young talented players to help the experience once to reach our target,” he said.

The Miners best ever run in Africa came in 1996 when they finished second. Last season, they failed to achieve their group stage target when they competed in Confederation Cup.

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