Reports gathered by Kickgh.com from Sudan has confirmed that seven players and four members of the technical and management team have contracted with the deadly virus.
The entire Asante Kotoko team underwent a mandatory COVID-19 test on Wednesday.
Sudanese Journalist Tahir Salih confirmed to Kickgh.com that eleven cases has been recorded at the camp of the Porcupine Warriors ahead of their all-important clash with Al Hilal.
“Seven players and four officials have tested positive for Coronavirus after the mandatory test conducted ahead of the match. I don’t know their names because I am not familiar with Ghanaian names,” Tahir Salih told Kickgh.com in an exclusive chat on Wednesday morning.
Kickgh.com can also confirmed that the management of Asante Kotoko and the Ghana Football Association leader of delegation have decided to challenge the results of the Coronavirus tests.
The Ghanaian giants are hopeful of overturning their 1-0 home loss to Al Hilal in Sudan to progress to the CAF Champions League group stages.
A second half strike from Vinny Bongonga handed Al Hilal all the needed points and an advantage ahead of the reverse leg tie over Asante Kotoko.
The match has been scheduled to kickoff at 13:00 GMT.