UNAF U18 Tournament: Kenya falls to Morocco in final match

Kenya vs Morocco
Kenya U17 National Team midfielder Mathew Mwendwa vies for the ball with his Moroccan counterpart during their UNAF U18 tournament match played at the Borg El Arab Stadium
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The Kenya U17 National Team lost 2-0 to Morocco in the final match of the Union of North African Federations U18 Tournament played on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at the Borg el Arab Stadium.

The team had earlier on lost all of its three opening matches of the five-nation tournament, and was looking to pick something out of the final match.

This was not to be as the North African giants netted two second half goals, consequently lifting the trophy.

Algeria came second after holding Egypt, who finished third, to a 1-1 draw in the final match of the tournament. Tanzania, meanwhile, came fourth.

Starting XI

18. Maxwell Mulili (GK), 8. Arnold Onyango (C), 6. Alphonse Omija, 21. Telvin Maina, 5. Lawrence Otieno, 22. Issa Wafula, 12. Nicholas Omondi, 19. Lesley Otieno, 13. Daniel Odhiambo, 15. Isaiah Abwal, 11. Mathew Mwendwa


1. Brian Olang’o (GK), 20. Boniface Mwangemi, 17. Bixente Lizarazu, 3. Christopher Raila, 23. Keith Imbali, 7. Saidi Musa, 10. Abdulmalik Hussein, 16. Patrick Ngunyi, 9. Kevington Machika

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