Kenya’s Harambee Starlets’ hopes of winning the 2016 CECAFA
Women Championship title took a nose dive when they suffered 2-1
defeat to Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Queens during the final match
played at Njeru in Jinja.
Mwahamisi Omar destroyed the Kenyan team defence when she
scored a brace with Christine Nafula netting Starlet’s
The Kenya team
did not include dependable striker Mwanahalima Adam of St
John’s Girls High for reasons the Form Four girls is
preparing for KCSE exams in November.
players, of the same school, which won, finished
runner-up-midfielder Winnie Achieng, strikers Elizabeth
Katungwa and Nuru Mustafa - were also not considered for
the national team for the same reason.
Kenya national beach soccer team the Harambee Sand Stars
were eliminated from the qualifier of the Africa Cup Of
Nations Beach Soccer (AFCON) after a 1-7 defeat in the
return leg match played today Sunday 18/9/2016 at Laboma
Beach Soccer Arena in Accra, Ghana.
The match was
1-1 stalemate at first half but the hosts used their vast
experience to overcome the visitors. Kenya lone goal was
scored by Mady Hassan.
Coastweek -- Kenya’s
Harambee Starlets’ suffered 2-1 defeat to Tanzania’s
Kilimanjaro Queens in 2016 CECAFA Women Championship.
With the results,
Ghana Black Sharks qualify for this year’s edition of the eight
team AFCON beach soccer championship scheduled for Lagos,
Nigeria in December following a 4-17 aggregate victory over
During the first leg
match played at Jommo Kenyatta (Pirates) beach in Mombasa three
weeks ago, Harambee Sand Stars suffered a humiliating 3-10
Besides Ghana, other
teams that have already qualified for Lagos 2016 AFCON include
Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Madagasca, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.
The Lagos 2016 AFCON
will serve as a qualifier for the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World
Cup in Bahamas.