Medeama SC secures historic CAF Champions League group stage spot

Medeama SC secures historic CAF Champions League group stage spot: Ghana News
Medeama SC

In a historic achievement, has earned a coveted spot in the group stage of the 2023/24 Champions League, overcoming Horoya despite a 2-1 defeat in Conakry. Their remarkable 3-1 victory in the first leg paved the way for a 4-3 aggregate triumph.

Jonathan Sowah ignited hope for the ‘Mauve and Yellow' with an opening goal in the 24th minute of the game. However, Ocansey Mandela swiftly equalized for the home side just two minutes later.

In the 76th minute, Horoya found the net for a second time, but their efforts fell short of forcing the game into extra time as Medeama held their ground.

This achievement marks a significant milestone for Medeama SC, as they become the first Ghanaian club in over a decade to reach the group stages of the since accomplished the feat in 2012.

It is the second time that Medeama has made it to this stage of Africa's premier club competition, with their previous appearance in the 2016 CAF Champions League.

Following their qualification to the group stages, Medeama SC will now shift their focus to the .

They are scheduled to host at Akoon Park next Wednesday as they aim to maintain their domestic campaign's momentum.

Medeama SC's remarkable journey in the 2023/24 CAF Champions League has ignited enthusiasm among football enthusiasts, and their determination to excel on both the continental and domestic fronts is poised to captivate fans and inspire a new generation of Ghanaian football talent.

By GNA: Editing by Adewale Adejoke

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