CECAFA: Starlets settle for Silver

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Kenya national Women’s side Starlets will return home with Silver as the curtains on the CECAFA Women Championship came to a close on Tuesday 20 September 2016 in Jinja, Uganda.

Starlets fell 2-1 to Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro’s Queens in the final played at Njeru Technical Institute to suffer their first loss at the tournament.

Mwanahamisi Omari and Stumai Abdalla scored first half goals for Tanzania, Starlets pulling one back through Christine Nafula early in the second half.

Prior to the final, Ethiopia’s Lucy finished third after beating host Uganda 4-1 in the playoffs.

Uganda went up first though Hasifa Nassuna. But an Erhima Zeregaw scored a hat trick and Loza Abera handed Ethiopia the win.

For a place in the final, Starlet had beaten Ethiopia 3-2 in the semis while Tanzania had beaten Uganda 4-1.

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