Harambee Starlets see off Egypt in friendly

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A Vivian Corazon thunderbolt into the roof of the net saw Harambee Starlets post a 1-0 win over Egypt in an International friendly match played on Friday 28th October at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.

Starlets dominated proceedings with Captain Mary Kinuthia giving the visitors a hard time for the better part of the match. Left back Wendy Achieng could have doubled the scores from a free-kick but saw her effort come off the upright.

The friendly match was the second in a week after the Starlets narrowly lost to Cameroon in a match played on Saturday 22nd October at the same venue.

Starlets will look to carry this form to the Africa Women Cup of Nations to be played in Cameroon between 19th November and 3rd December 2016. The Starlets have been paired against Nigeria, Ghana and Mali.

Starlets starting XI: Samantha Akinyi [GK], Anne Aluoch, Elizabeth Ambogo, Dorcas Shikobe, Wendy Achieng, Caroline Anyango, Cheris Avilia, Essie Akida, Christine Nafula, Mary Kinuthia, Vivian Corazone

Subs: Vivian Akinyi, Irine Ogutu, Lilian Odera, Doris Onyango, Lydia Okoth, Sharon Bushenei, Jacky Ogol, Janet Moraa Bundi, Monicah Karambu

Egypt staring XI: Maha El Demerdash [GK], Mariam Ashraf, Nadin Yessar, Fayza Hidar, Mahira Aly, Mirna Mohsen, Mervet Farouk, Noha Tarek, Rehad Aid, Aliaa Shoukry Amany Ezaat, Suzzane Louise

Subs: El Eham Eid [GK], Sara Essam, Rana Amr, Amany Rashad, Michele Habiba, Sherouk Sayed, Esraa Osama

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