Rising Stars off to a flying start at CECAFA tourney


Rising Stars off to a flying start at CECAFA tourney

In Summary

  • Kenya will next face Sudan on Friday at 1pm with the winner of the group qualifying for the semifinals.
  • The finalists of the tourney earn an automatic slot to the U20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Benson Omala, Ronald Reagan and Enock Wanyama each scored for Kenya’s Under-20 football team the Rising Stars as they began their  CECAFA Under-20 Championship  with an emphatic 3-0 win against Ethiopia  at the Sheikh Amir Stadium in Arusha Tanzania.

Omala opened the account in the 40th minute before Reagan added to the score sheet a minute after the breather.

With 13 minutes  left before the end of the game, Enoch Wanyama wrapped the scores to make it a perfect start for the last year’s finalists.

Kenya will next face Sudan on Friday at 1pm with the winner of the group qualifying for the semifinals.

The finalists of the tourney earn an automatic slot to the U20 Africa Cup of Nations.

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