Harambee Starlets step up preps for Equatorial Guinea AWCON Qualifier

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Harambee Starlets vs Equatorial Guinea
Harambee Starlets forward Mwanahalima Adams in action during the team's training session on Wednesday May 30, 2018, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos

The National Women football team, Harambee Starlets, has upped preparations for the upcoming Africa Women Cup of Nations Qualifier against Equatorial Guinea.

Starlets hit camp on May 23, 2018, in Machakos, ahead of the match which has been slated for June 6, 2018, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. The second leg will be played on June 9, 2018, at the Estadio Nkoantoma de Bata in Equatorial Guinea’s port city of Bata.

Harambee Starlets vs Equatorial Guinea
Harambee Starlets players pose for a team photo after Wednesday’s training session at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos

Coach David Ouma has expressed satisfaction with the team’s preparations so far while noting that the players are equally upbeat ahead of the match.

“Ï am happy with the team’s preparations. The players are also upbeat, and I believe we can get a positive result at home,” said coach Ouma.

Kenya edged out Uganda 1-0 on aggregate in the first round played in April. The Starlets will hope to make a second appearance at the Africa Women Cup of Nations with a win on aggregate over the West African Country.

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