HARAMBEE STARS THRASH CAPE VERDE 1-0 TO PROCEED TO GROUP STAGES – ANALYSIS
Harambee Stars made it to the second round of the World
Cup Qualifiers despite drawing 0-0 with Mauritius in a
match played at the Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani in Nairobi
Despite giving a spirited fight and launching unending
attacks in both halves, Harambee Stars did not manage to
penetrate Mauritius defence and whenever they did so, their
attempts were thwarted by the watchful Bazerque Jean
Edwin Wafula, Brian Mandela and Dennis Odhiambo
completed the defence line.
Kevin Amwayi and Eric Johanna made their first ever start
for the Harambee Stars partnering with Captain Victor
Wanyama, Johanna Omollo and Ayub Timbe in the
midfield. Michael Olunga was Kenya’s goal poacher.
Harambee Stars impressive results away to Mauritius on
Wednesday played a key role in Kenya’s qualification to the
next round, having won 5-2.
In the match, Johanna Omollo scored twice with Ayub
Timbe, Harun Shakava and Michael Olunga’s all appearing on
the score sheet. Mauritius’s two goals were scored by Andy
Sophie and Jonathan Bru.
The results takes Harambee Stars to the next round of the
qualifiers group stages.