CECAFA 2017: Harambee Stars held by Libya in Machakos

Harambee Stars vs Libya
Harambee Stars starting team in the match against Libya at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos
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2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup hosts Harambee Stars was held to a barren stalemate by Libya in their second Group A match staged on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos

Stars had earlier on Sunday, December 3, 2017, edged out Rwanda 2-0 in the opening match of the competition staged at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega.

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Kenya consequently remains top of Group A with four points from two matches. Zanzibar, who got a 2-0 win over Rwanda in Machakos, is second with three points.

Libya comes in third with two points from two draws against Tanzania and Kenya while Tanzania is fourth with one point. Rwanda is fifth, having lost both of their matches against Kenya and Zanzibar.


Harambee Stars’ next assignment is a match against Zanzibar slated for Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

Harambee Stars Starting XI

Patrick Matasi (GK), Dennis Sikhayi, Jockins Atudo, Musa Mohammed, Wesley Onguso, Patillah Omotto, Duncan Otieno, Whyvonne Issuza, Chrispin Oduor, George Odhiambo, Masud Juma.


Boniface Oluoch, Gabriel Andika, Said Tsuma, Benard Ochieng, Kepha Aswani, Ovella Ochieng, Wellington Ochieng, Charles Momanyi, Vincent Oburu, Isaac Kipyegon, Ernest Wendo, Samuel Onyango.

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Libya Starting XI

Ahmed Azzaqah (GK), Ahmed Eltribi, Saed Ajbarah, Tariq Aljamal, Motasem Sabbou, Suhib Shafshuf, Faisal Albadri (C), Muhanad Madeen, Tubal Mohammed, Mohammed Amer, Khalid Almaryami.


Ali Shniena, Abdullah Fathi (GK), Taher Elbarasi, Ali Maetouq, Mohamed Aleyat, Mohamed Amhimmed, Zakaria Alharaish, Muftah Taktak, Saeid Saleh

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