Tuesday Feb 04, 2014. 19:32
Berekum Chelsea have abandoned plans of pulling out of the
2014 CAF Champions League and confirmed they are ready to host their first
qualifying round opponent.
According the Ghanasoccernet, the club have received
assurances from their sponsors and can now entertain FC Atlabara of South
Berekum Chelsea will also be cushioned by the US$ 20,000 financial
support received from the Ghana Football Association.
We have agreed to play in the competition after careful
deliberations and want to give it our best shot, a club source is quoted by
We have talked to sponsors and that has given us the
wherewithal to play in the competition.
Berekum Chelseas coffers have dried up after president
Emmanuel Kyeremeh relocated to Canada.
The club made a huge impact on their debut in Africa two
years ago and reached the Group stage of the 2012 CAF Champions League.