Kenya’s National women’s team Harambee Starlets returned to the country on Thursday 11 August 2016 after a close to 12 days out in Spain where they participated in the COTIF invitational tournament.
The Starlets who are shaping up for the Africa Cup of Nations later in November 2016 in Cameroon, emerged fourth after losing to 2-0 to Espanyol in the Bronze match on Thursday 4 August.
The Starlets had one more friendly after the tournament – against Levante on Tuesday 9 August that they lost 2-0.
Starlets’ results in Spain
Sunday 31 July: 3-0 win over Benfica (Esse Akida hat trick) – COTIF invitational round 1
Tuesday 2 August: 3-1 win over Espanyol (Esse Akida x 2, Neddy Atieno) – COTIF invitational round 2
Wednesday 3 August: 2-0 loss to Real Betis – COTIF invitational semis
Thursday 3 August: 3-1 loss to Espanyol – COTIF invitational playoffs
Tuesday 9 August: 2-0 loss to Levante UD – friendly