Rising Stars shape up for Rwanda Qualifier with win over Gor Mahia

0
Rising Stars vs Rwanda AFCON Qualifier
The National U20 team that started in a past build up friendly match against Gor Mahia. The team is set to face Rwanda in an AFCON Qualifier on Saturday

The National U20 Football team, Rising Stars, stepped up preparations for an upcoming U20 AFCON Qualifier against Rwanda with a 2-0 win over Gor Mahia.

Sydney Lokale and Richard Odanda were on target for the Rising Stars in the friendly match played on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Camp Toyoyo.

Also Read: Free entry for Rising Stars, Harambee Starlets Qualifiers

The first leg tie pitting the Rising Stars against Rwanda is set to be played on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos, with the return leg slated for between April 20, and April 22, 2018.

Also Read: National U17 team kicks off preparations for CECAFA Championships

The team has been in camp in Nairobi for one month, ahead of the first-round tie. Should Kenya edge past Rwanda, a two-legged fixture against Zambia will be in line for the Rising Stars in the second round.

Also Read: Six called up to Harambee Starlets squad ahead of Uganda Qualifier