NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenya’s women football team Harambee
Starlets coach, David Ouma,believes his team will go on
to secure a slot in the African Women’s Cup of Nations
finals in Ghana.
a barren draw against stubborn Uganda on Sunday to win
the two-legged encounter 1-0 on aggregate.
now meet Equatorial Guinea in the second round of the
qualifiers in June where the winner will qualify for the
picked up a 1-0 win in Nairobi last week and only needed
to ensure they avoid defeat in Kampala to book a date
against Equatorial Guinea in the second round of
qualification in June.
shown resilience and can go on to secure a slot in the
finals. We did it last year and we are going to secure
qualification again,” Ouma said.
missed striker Esse Akida who was ruled out of the tie
with a school commitment while Ouma made changes with
Mercy Achieng replacing her while Corazon Aquino and
Sheryl Angachi all started.
Seven out of
the 24 participating teams are expected to join hosts
Ghana for the 13th edition of the continental
showpiece scheduled for November 2018.
three teams from the final tournament in Ghana will be
selected to represent Africa at the FIFA Women’s World
Cup in France in 2019.