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Gachago, Wangaya hit braces in U15 team friendly win

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Junior Stars offensive midfielder Brian Kamau in action during the team's friendly match against Uvule Soccer Academy at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos
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The National U15 team whitewashed Machakos based Uvule Youth Academy 7-1 in a friendly match played on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

Midfielders Kevin Wangaya and James Gachago each hit a brace apiece, with Teddy Sirma, Khamis Nyale, and Oscar Ochieng also on the scoresheet, as the Junior Stars managed a fourth win in as many friendly matches this year.

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The National U15 team that started in the friendly match against Uvule Soccer Academy at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos

The friendly is a buildup to the upcoming MIC Football Tournament in Spain in April, where the Junior Stars will be up against Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Ajax, Manchester United, and Manchester City, among other top European sides, in the U16 category.

An Elite League, set to kick off in March this year, is also in the pipeline. Football Kenya Federation will run an U13 and U15 league made up of top academies across the country, as well as the national U15 team.

The team is currently put up at the Federation’s national center of excellence in Thome, Nairobi, on a homeschooling program that also has them take part in daily training sessions at the Wadi Degla club in Runda.

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