Harambee Starlets lost 3-1 to the National U15 Boys team in a build-up friendly match played on Monday, November 4, 2019, at Nyayo Stadium
This as the team entered its fourth day of training at the Nyayo Stadium, ahead of their scheduled Olympic Qualifier against Zambia.
Forward Ibrahim Mone opened the Centre of Excellence scores in the 15 th minute closing the first half.
The second half was a tight game as the Center of Excellence forward, Oscar Ochieng, bagged a goal at the 57th minute. Starlets team Forward, Corazone Aquino replied with a goal in the 83rd minute. Center of Excellence team forward, Japheth Mzungu shot the closing goal in the 89th minute.
Harambee Starlets Coach, David Ouma, portrayed confidence in his team after this friendly match.
“The players have shown great determination hence I believe my team is most capable to face Zambia. We need to start at the right footing in our home ground to give us a better chance to beat Zambia and proceed to the final stage against Ivory Coast or Cameroon,” he said.
The first leg is set to be played on November 8, 2019, at the MISC Kasarani Stadium while the second leg will be played on November 11, 2019, in Zambia.