The Kenya National U-18 Boys team, Junior Stars, today on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 clinched their spot in the CECAFA U18 Championship final on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, following a victory against Tanzania, prevailing 4-3 in a penalty shootout.

The match ended 0-0 after regulation time forcing it into extra time, however, both teams couldn’t break the deadlock leading to a penalty shootout.

Kenya’s Ibrahim Wanzala saved two crucial penalties allowing Sephas Owuor the chance to take the last and match winning penalty.

In the earlier semifinal, Uganda secured a 1-0 win over Rwanda, with Abubakar Mayanja’s 54th-minute goal proving to be the deciding factor.

Kenya will face Uganda in the final on Friday, December 8, 2023 at Jomo Kenyatta Mamboleo Stadium.

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