Aquino leads Junior Starlets past Jordan in friendly

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    Corazone Aquino Ethiopia
    The National U20 girls team lines up for a team photo before a friendly match against Jordan

    The National U20 women team has for the second time in three days edged out their Jordan counterparts in a friendly match played today, August 31, 2017, in Jordan. The match ended 2-1

    Captain Corazone Aquino scored a brace in the 65th and 75th minute to render Alanoud Ihab Alzabrey’s 30th-minute opener for the hosts a mere consolation

    Earlier on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, the Kenyan side managed a 2-0 win over the hosts in their first friendly match courtesy of a brace by Cynthia Shilwatso

    The Junior team is getting in shape for the first round U-20 Women’s World Cup qualification match against Ethiopia between 15th and 17th September 2017. The team made it to the first round after whitewashing Botswana 7-1 in the preliminary round. Botswana opted to withdraw from the second leg citing financial constraints

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