By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, Feb. 11 GNA - The fan base of the porcupine warriors nationwide have responded well to management’s declaration of “Let’s fill Baba Yara Stadium”.
The campaign is to fill the stadium full on Wednesday, February 13, for their upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederations Cup game against ZESCO United of Zambia.
According to management, the fan base of Kotoko, was so important to the club and they would love to have as many of them as possible, to fill the stands to back the team to victory as they seek to make amends for their first group match lose to Al Hilal by 1:0.
The declaration, which saw management embarking on a publicity drive to work places and homes of supporters to remind them of Wednesday afternoon game, aimed at getting a fully parked and intimidating atmosphere for the Group C leaders, has received a massive reception according to reports picked up by GNA Sports.
In a visit to some shops and offices in Kumasi and its metropolis to find out how they were preparing for the all-important clash of their darling club, Mr. Kofi Owusu, a spare parts dealer at Suame magazine noted that the whole of the Suame magazine was really up for the game and can’t wait to troop to the stadium to cheer their club to victory.
“We know our presence at the stadium would be a major boost for the club and we wouldn’t disappoint, we would go in our numbers.
“I have some apprentice with me and I am ready to close em early, so they can get to the stadium on time and give out their support”.
Mr Antwi Boasiako, a trader said “we are organizing buses for this game to see our club position itself well in the group stage. We would do our best to see them go pass this stage and we hope our support would not be in vain.
“We love the club and it is our duty to make sure it get all the necessary support to intimidate our opponents, this we are ready for” he added.
From our sources, corporate bodies and individuals, who have workers ready to go watch the game at the stadium, would be given time to close early in a bid to beat the expected traffic around the stadium on match days.