Sunday, December 13, 1998. Players of ASEC Mimosas, future Champions of Africa,pose before the final of the Champions League.
Standing from left to d. : Etouayo Fabrice, Siby Badra Aliou, Baloki Milandou Florent, Kamara Vassanogo Youssouf, Botti Bi Irié Charles, Gaoté Guy Marc, Sylla Zakaria, Sam Abouo Dominique, Kouassi Blaise, Diarra Seydou.
Squatting from g to d. : John Zaki, Diomandé Djiguiba, Guel Tchiressoua, Sié Donald Olivier, Batsimba Eric, Diomandé Ibrahim, Maxime Gouamené
For the 1996-1997 season. Me Roger Ouégnin appealed to Luis Oscar Fulonne, a coach who helped ASEC, in the 1980s. It succeeds the transition by giving a soul to Mimosas team who reclaims his title of champion of Côte d’Ivoire and inflict a historicdefeat (4-0) to Africa Sport, in the final of the National Cup, in Bouaké, August 6, 1997.
In 1998, ASEC Mimosas retains his title of champion of Côte d’Ivoire and won finally the second edition of the Champions League in Abidjan, in the face of the Dynamos FC in Harare, December 13 of that year. This time, ASEC took his chance well and its dream. After a no white in Harare, she wins 4-2, in Abidjan and enters history.She is the second Ivorian team to win this prestigious award after the stadium of Abidjan, in 1966.
Source : MIMOSAS, Les enfants s’amusent. SPECIAL N° 16, page 34