Emerging Stars lost 2-0 in their second group B match against Comoros on Sunday, June 30 2024 at Wolfson Stadium.

The match began with Emerging Stars showing promise and creating several goal-scoring opportunities. However, Comoros took the lead against the run of play with a penalty in the 34th minute.

Paul Ochuoga, who conceded the penalty, was sent off after receiving his second yellow card, reducing Kenya to ten men.

Comoros held their one-goal advantage as the first half ended. Early in the second half, they capitalized on their numerical superiority and scored their second and final goal of the match.

In a bid to change the game’s momentum, attacking players Stanley Wilson, Alfred Tanui, and Aldrine Kibet were introduced, signaling a clear intent to secure a positive result.

Emerging Stars continued to push for a goal and came close when Chris Erambo’s attempt hit the post. Despite their valiant efforts, the team could not mount a successful comeback.

In the other Group B match, Zimbabwe earned 3 points against Zambia and now leads Group B with a total of 6 points. Kenya is in second place with 3 points. The focus now shifts to the upcoming clash against Zimbabwe on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at Wolfson Stadium.

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