KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua)--
Rwanda’s junior wasps (Amavubi under 20) held Kenya’s Rising
Stars to a goalless draw in the return leg match of the African
Youth Championships qualifiers played Saturday at Nyamirambo
stadium in Rwandan capital Kigali.
The draw came two
weeks after the two teams drew 1-1 in the first leg match at the
Kenyatta Stadium in Nairobi.
The result of
Saturday eliminated Kenyan side but put Rwanda ahead with a goal
away from home.
Rwanda will thus
play against the defending champions Zambia in May 2018 in
search for a ticket to the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations finals
tournament in Niger in 2019.
journalists after the match, Rwanda’s junior wasps head coach
Vincent Mashami said it was a tough match as the Kenyan side is
“a strong team with many experienced players.”
He said they will
seek several friendly matches ahead of the game against Zambia.