Emerging stars went on to beat South Sudan in a heavily contested affair in pool c. Kenya was playing it's second and last game of pool c. A 2.0 win in favour of Kenya helps them to top pool c. The Okumbi coached side will face off against the winner of pool B.
Kenya national football team emerging stars lost to Burundi after a goalless draw in Bahir Ethiopia this evening. The national side missed two spot kicks and will now face South Sudan in the play offs.The side had a good performance in the group stages as Reagan Otieno and Benson Omalla proved to be too good for the side.
Reagan Otieno has been performing well for emerging stars in the ongoing cecafa tournament in Bahir Ethiopia.Otieno is currently the top scorer in the tournament with 3 goals on his name. The winger has been influential for Kenya as far as the goals scored are a concern. The KCB forward came into limelight in 2019 during his first season in the Kenya premier league as a KCB player.
Kenya has booked a place in the Cecafa U23 Cup semi-finals after a 2-0 win over South Sudan on Wednesday afternoon. Image Courtesy Goals from Reagan Otieno and Benson Omalla after the break were enough to send the Emerging Stars through. Having been 3-0 victors in the opening match against Djibouti, another triumph was all the Emerging Stars needed to advance.
AFC Leopards recovered from a 2-1 loss to Bandari over the weekend by thrashing Ulinzi Stars 1-0 in a BetKing Premier League match played this afternoon at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.
Kenya will be facing Burundi in the semi finals of the cecafa cup finals.The other final is between Tanzania vs South Sudan. Kenya defeated South Sudan by 2.0.while Tanzanian side defeated Congo by 1.0. If kenya defeats Burundi, they will face either Tanzania or South Sudan. Tanzania defeated kenya in the Olympic qualifiers and that should be a morale booster for the Kenyan side.
Young Kenya National Team dubbed as the Emerging Stars started off thier CECAFA tournament on a winning note after thrashing and humiliating Djibouti National Rising stars 3-0 on Monday,with goals from Ulinzi Stars forward John Njuguna and Benson Omalla enough to seal the victory.The Stanley Okumbi led side will today look to continue with their good performance as they face South Sudan Rising Stars.Head Coach Stanley Okumbi is expected to name an unchanged line up today.Fredrick Alushula,Bernard Ochieng,Lewis Badi and Frank Odhiambo will command the defence line while John Njuguna,Sven Yidah of Nairobi City Stars,Reagan Otieno and Marvin Nabwire will command the midfield.Tusker's Henry Meja and Bonface Muchiri will lead the hunt for goals upfront.Gor Mahia youngstar Benson Omalla is expected to start in the bench again.The match will kick off at 1PM EAT at the Bahir Dar Stadium in Ethiopia.Catch all the live updates at the Harambee Stars official social media accounts.