Kenya falls to Uganda in CECAFA U15 final


Kenya falls to Uganda in CECAFA U15 final
The Kenya U15 National team head coach Sagar Lakhani instructs his charges during training session at Wadi Degla Club in Runda on August 12, 2019. Kenya is preparing ahead of their upcoming CECAFA U15 Championships set to kick off on August 16, 2019 in Eritrea. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha

In Summary

  • The Kenya U15 national team fell 4-0 to Uganda in the final of the CECAFA Championships played on Friday at the Asmara Stadium in Eritrea
  • A brace by Abasi Kyeyune that came after goals apiece by Devis Ogwal and Travis Mutyaba saw the Junior Stars sum up their campaign with a loss in their final match

The Kenya U15 national team fell 4-0 to Uganda in the final of the CECAFA Championships played on Friday at the Asmara Stadium in Eritrea.

A brace by Abasi Kyeyune that came after goals apiece by Devis Ogwal and Travis Mutyaba saw the Junior Stars sum up their campaign with a loss in their final match.

The team had earlier on beaten Rwanda 4-2 in post-match penalties in the semifinals, after a 1-1 draw in normal time, to book a place in the finals.

Prior to that, the Junior Stars had won three matches, against Somalia (3-1), Sudan (4-0) and Eritrea (2-1) and drawn one against Burundi (1-1) to come out top of Group A. The matches were played between August 16, and August 22, 2019.

The team is set to jet back on Saturday evening from Eritrea and will head back to their residence, the FKF Center of Excellence, where they are on a homeschooling program.

-Report by FKF

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