Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak make their return to CAF interclub football action in October after a six year absence.
The Phobians have been paired with Guinean club Club Industriel de Kamsar in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League following a draw on Friday afternoon in CAF headquarters in Cairo.
Below is a brief background of the club.
- The Guinean Ligue 1 have never won the national championship in Guinea but have finished runner-ups on four difference occasions. 2004, 2006, 2013 and the 2020/21 league season.
- Kamsar qualified to the CAF Champions League via their performance in the Ligue 1 that placed them second to serial winners Horoya.
- Kamsar recently captured Ghanaian defender Amos Frimpong who formerly played for Hearts of Oak’s bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko.
- Kamsar finished 12 points behind winners Horoya who amassed 58 points in 26 matches in a 14-club league.
- Kamsar lost the least number of matches (4) in the top-flight league same as winner Horoya and also boosted of the second best defence in the league that conceded only 17 goals.
- Kamsar accumulated the highest number of points in the last five games of the season (13) with Wakriya finishing second with 11.
- The club transferred Ghanaian forward Daniel Sosah to Belarusian side Isloch in July.
- The club players its home games at the 2000 capacity Stade de l’Amitié.
- The club has give 127 followers on Twitter
- Former Asante Kotoko midfielder Martin Antwi was recently unveiled by the club.