Harambee Starlets hold final training session ahead of CECAFA Women Championships

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Harambee Starlets Captain Wendy Achieng in a tussle for the ball with Esse Akida during the team's final training session ahead of the CECAFA Women Championships in Rwanda

The National Women Football team, Harambee Starlets, has on Monday, July 16, 2018, held its final training session ahead of the 2018 CECAFA Women Championships set to be held in Rwanda between July 19, and July 27, 2018.

The team is set to depart to Rwanda on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, ahead of the five-nation tourney which shall be played in a round-robin format.

Coach David Ouma has expressed satisfaction in the team’s preparations, noting that his charges are fired up for the task.

“We have had sufficient preparations. The players are psyched up and I am confident that we will post positive results,” said Coach Ouma.

“Carolyne Anyango and Cynthia Shilwatso got knocks in training but we are hopeful that they will recover in time for the first match against Uganda,” added the coach.

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Harambee Starlets players and officials pose for a group photo after the team’s final training session ahead of departure to Rwanda for the CECAFA Women Championships

Kenya has been pitted against Uganda’s Crested Cranes in the opening match on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Starlets will also face off with Ethiopia, Rwanda and defending champions Tanzania.

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Full Fixtures

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Kenya vs Uganda (Kigali, 2 pm)

Rwanda vs Tanzania (Kigali, 4.15 pm)

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Ethiopia vs Uganda (Kigali, 2 pm)

Kenya vs Tanzania (Kigali, 4.15 pm)

Monday, July 23, 2018

Uganda vs Tanzania (Kigali, 2 pm)

Rwanda vs Ethiopia (Kigali, 4.15 pm)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Kenya vs Ethiopia (Kigali, 2 pm)

Uganda vs Rwanda (Kigali, 4.15 pm)

Friday, July 27, 2018

Ethiopia vs Tanzania (Kigali, 2 pm)

Rwanda vs Kenya (Kigali, 4.15 pm)

 

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