15th Late League Day of 1: ASEC Mimosas – ASI of Abengourou :

To go back to the ranking

Between the two games of the 3rd, then on the 4th day she will be playing against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in group A of the Champions League, the team of ASEC Mimosas will play its late match of the 15th day of Ligue 1, facing the ASI of Abengourou , Wednesday 6 February 2019, at 3.30 pm, at the Félix HOUPHOUËT-BOIGNY Stadium. A very important meeting for the “Yellow and black”, eager to reconnect with the victory to resume the ascent in the ranking.


The context


At 12 days of the end of the championship and after his draw against the Ace Tanda, on the 14th day, the ASEC Mimosas, the defending Champion, points to 6th place in the ranking with 20 points, a delay of 11 points on the Leader , SOA (31 points). For his part, the ASI of Abengourou (9th with 18 points) intends to reconnect with the victory to pursue its ambition to run for an African place.


The issue


The ASEC Mimosas is ahead of the Abengourou ASI by only two points. The direct confrontation this Saturday could allow the princes of the undeniable, in case of victory, to take over the Mimos and have a good breath of air in the race to conquer an African place. But for coach Mimosas, AMANI Yao, and his players, it is high time to reconnect with the victories after the draw conceded to the AS Tanda, Saturday 26 January 2019, at Abengourou, on the 14th day. A victory of the “yellow and black” will keep them, at least, at the foot of the podium. In the second day, the two teams had neutralized (1 – 1), at Stade Aime Henri KONAN BÉDIÉ of Abengourou. 




The forces in the presence


Plunging into the Champions League and taking advantage of the Mercato, ASEC Mimosas defeated the troops ‘ recall by recovering most of its wounded players. With the arrival of the attackers BAGATÉ Sadi and Kane Guy at the Mercato, she has a workforce capable of carrying out all the objectives on the various fronts. “The Champions League and Ligue 1 are two different competitions, but we give them the same importance,” said Coach AMANI Yao. 


On his side and even defeated (1 – 0) by Bouaké FC, Tuesday 29 January 2019, during the late game of the 14th day, the ASI of Abengourou intends to reconnect with the victory. To do this, the formation of the innial is based on his experience keeper Dixit Nafsal (ex-Mimosas) and his duo of attack consisting of Ishmael SY Savanna and Dixit Melhem (the author of the goal of the ASI in the game go).