Akida with a hat-trick as Harambee Starlets Stun Benfica in Spain

Akida with a hat-trick as Harambee Starlets Stun Benfica in Spain

Akida with a hat-trick as Harambee Starlets Stun Benfica in Spain

National women socccer team Harambee Starlets on Sunday stunned Portuguese Champions CF Benfica  during their opening match at the 5th  edition of the COTIF Women Football Tournament  played in Valencia Spain.

Mombasa based forward Esse Akida  put up a sterling perfomance netting a hat –trick in the match as the Kenyan girls whipped the Portugese 3-0 in  the invitational tourney.

Akida netted the opening goal after 30 minutes adding the second in the early stages of the second half and the final within the last ten minutes of action as the defense line remained water tight to keep a clean sheet.

Kenya is using the tournament as part of their build up ahead of the 2016 Africa Women Nations Cup Championships slated for November.

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