Ashantigold SC has confirmed their participation in the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation Cup campaign.
This follows a letter from the Ghana Football Association dated Wednesday, September 02, 2020 to confirm their engagement in next season’s CAF inter Club competition.
The confirmation was sent to the GFA in a letter dated September 03, 2020, signed by CEO Emmanuel Frimpong.
In response to the FA, a statement on the Ashantigold website read:
Upon receiving a notice from the Ghana Football Association, Ashantigold SC on Thursday, 3rd September 2020 confirmed to the Association to participate in the 2020/21 CAF confederations cup.
The club has taken steps to effectively comply with all directives with regards to the CAF club licensing application procedures.
The 2020/21 Confederations cup is scheduled to commence on the 20th of November this year.
The club is as well putting in place measures to commence full scale training activities as soon as restrictions on contact sports are lifted.
The miners who represented Ghana in the same competition in the 2019/2020 season have been given the chance to compete again, following the cancellation of the 2019/2020 domestic football season.
AshantiGold SC played in the Confederation Cup last year as a result of their triumph in the NC Tier Two competition.
The Obuasi based club were eliminated by Morocco’s RS Berkane at the knockout stages in the 2019/2020 season.
The Club is expected to go through the mandatory Club licensing process as set out in the GFA and CAF Club licensing regulations.
Engagement and registration for the 2020/2021 CAF interclub competition was opened on September 01, 2020 and will be closed on October 20, 2020.
Source : Ghanafa.org