The Kenya U17 national girls team is set to play against Eritrea in their second match of the CECAFA U17 Girls Championships in Uganda.

The team thrashed Djibouti 14-0 on Monday and currently tops the 6-team standings,  with the tournament being played in a round-robin format.

“We have prepared mentally and physically for this tournament and I believe we are able to take on any team as they come,” said Coach Jackline Juma.

“I was happy with not only the result but also the performance in our first match. We are now looking forward to giving even better tomorrow,” she added.

The match is set to be played on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at the FUFA Technical Center in Jinja, Uganda, starting at 11 am, EAT.

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Full Squad


Mellany Achieng (Kwale Girls), Melvine Ayugi (Kariobangi North)


Nelda Atieno (Dagoreti mix secondary), Dorine Achieng (Magare Girls), Purity Dobister (Dagoretti mix), Janet Adhiambo (Sega Girls), Lydia Wamalwa (Bishop Njenga), Lavine Anyango (Njambini Secondary), Emily Andai (Njambini Secondary)


Mitchelle Akoth (Our Lady of Mercy), Eunice Gathigia (Safaricom Foundation), Linda Eugine (Bishop Njenga), Diana Hashina (Kariobangi North Girls)


Jane Hato (MYSA), Angela Wambui (Nova), Anna Arusi (Bishop Njenga), Fasila Adhiambo (Dagoreti mix), Sheila Nanjala (Bishop Njenga), Viola Khalai (Bishop Njenga), Sylvia Makhungu (Kariobangi North Girls)

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