Asante Kotoko edged past defending league champions Aduana Stars in the final game of the first round on Sunday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
The Kumasi giants put up a spirited performance against the Dormaa giants to win 2-1.
Burkina Faso’s Sounge Yacouba shot Kotoko into the lead on the 9th minute through an exquisite free kick.
Yacouba doubled his side’s lead on the 55th minute after he turned in Jordan Opoku’s cross.
Then, Aduana Stars took the game to Kotoko but they managed to score only one goal through Bright Adjei’s header on the 64th minute.