CECAFA: Starlets romp to final

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The Kenya women team, Harambee Starlets, romped to the final of the ongoing CECAFA Women Championship after seeing off a tough Ethiopia’s Lucy 3-2 in the semis in Jinja, Uganda on Sunday 18 September 2016.

Starlets trailed the game 1-0 at half time following Abera’s goal in the 37th minute – the first goal conceded by the starlets at the tournament in four games.

Neddy Atieno then scored a brace in the 54th and 65th minutes before Carolyne Anyango topped it up for a 3-1 lead. Abera added one more for Ethiopia to end the game at 3-2.

Starlets will face Tanzania in the final set for Tuesday 20 September. The Tanzanians beat hosts Uganda 4-1 in the other semifinal.

Summary

Harambee Starlets 3 Ethiopia 2

Losa Abera (Ethiopia) – 37”, 84”

Neddy Atieno (Kenya) – 54”, 65”

Carolyne Anyango (Kenya) – 75”

Starting XI:

Samantha Akinyi (GK), 8. Ann Aluoch, 15. Asol Wendy-Ann Achieng, 3. Ogutu Irene Awuor, 5. Nixon Dorcas Shikobe, 10. Omondi Carolyne Anyango, 14. Mbeyu Esse Akida, 7. Salano Cheris Avilia (17. Odhiambo Vivian Corazone – 40), 9. Okoth Nedy Atieno, 23. Omondi Doreen Nabwire (19.Ambogo Elizabeth Mwikali – 40), 4. Kinuthia Mary Wanjiku

Subs

Vivian Akinyi, 12. Teresa Ouko Calleb, 21. Jumah Jackline Akoth, 11. Ogol Jacky, 16. Onyango Mercy Achieng, 6. Christine Nafula, 30 Onyango Lillian Awuor

Coach

David Ouma

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