Harambee Starlets back, heads to camp for Uganda tie

Harambee Starlets back, heads to camp for Uganda tie

Harambee Starlets back, heads to camp for Uganda tie

The national women's soccer team Harambee Starlets jetted back into the country on Monday after a good outing on Sunday when they beat Zambia's Shepolopolo 3-0 in an international friendly at Author Davies Stadium, Kitwe, Zambia.

During the match, Mwanahalima Adam hit the opener for Starlets just 18 minutes into the game to give Kenya a 1-0 half time lead. Substitute Vivian Corazone Aquino doubled Harambee Starlet's lead in the 75th minute before converting a penalty eight minutes to the end for her brace and give Kenya a 3-0 win.

Coach Ouma was happy with the outing to help sharpen the Starlets for the Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers.

“The friendly match gave us an opportunity to gauge our strengths ahead of the Uganda Qualifier. I am happy that my players gave a good account of themselves, and I am confident we will get a positive result against Uganda,” Harambee Starlets coach David Ouma told FKF website.

The team heads straight into camp to prepare for their match against Uganda scheduled for 4th in Nairobi and a second leg on 7th March in Uganda.

The Starlets are faced with only two matches to qualify for a second consecutive Africa Women’s Cup of Nations which will be held in Ghana from November 17- December 1. A win over Uganda in the home and away ties will earn them a ticket to the second and ultimate qualification round where they will face off with Equatorial Guinea.

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