Former player of Asante Kotoko Frimpong Manso has blamed Kotoko's defeat to Nkana FC on "unnecessary errors at the back," urging the Porcupines to come back to the drawing board.
Manso, who also coached Kotoko, says the decision to open the game the right from the begining didnt help matters in Kitwe Sunday
The Porcupine Warriors lost the game by 3-1 at the Nkana Sports Stadium in Group C's CAF Confederation Cup
Analyzing the game after the defeat to Nkana FC Frimpong Manso said, "The defensive errors were too much and Kotoko opened the game too much . The central back were also not protected because they suffered throughout the game
Despite the errors Kotoko played very well yesterday but the unnecessary errors at the back caused the team the defeat", he told Happy FM
He added that, Kotoko went into the game with the mindset of winning or getting at least a draw so they decided to open the game right from the onset. Nkana FC created chances and Kotoko kept making mistakes at the back
Frimpong also indicated that he is optimistic that Kotoko can revenge this defeat in the reverse fixture at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in a week's time
"I am very sure that Kotoko can beat Nkana FC in Kumasi . Kotoko should comeback and correct their mistakes although they will lose Amos Frimpong comparatively Nkana FC will lose two key players