COSAFA Women Championships: Harambee Starlets finish fourth

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    Harambee Starlets captain Wendy Achieng up against Zimbabwe forward Marjory Nyaumwe in the semi finals

    Harambee Starlets lost 4-2 to Zambia on post-match penalties after a 1-1 draw in normal time to finish fourth in this year’s edition of the COSAFA Women Championships in Zimbabwe

    Starlets went to the break leading 1-0, courtesy of a goal by Neddy Atieno on the half-hour mark. Zambia, however, restored parity in the 72nd minute through Barbra Banda, to send the match into post-match penalties. Starlets missed two spot-kicks while Zambia scored all four of their spot-kicks to see Guest Nation Kenya finish fourth

    Starting XI

    Pauline Atieno, Mwanahalima Adam, Juliet Auma, Cheris Avilia, Neddy Atieno, Caroline Anyango, Pauline Musungu, Dorcas Shikobe, Phoebe Owiti, Mercy Achieng, Dorris Anyango


    Esther Nandika, Lilian Adera, Janet Bundi, Monicah Karambu, Florence Awino, Jenipher Adhiambo, Caroline Chepkoech, Wendy Achieng, Lucy Mukhwana