in

AWCON2018 – Ghana Rally To Hold Kenya In Friendly At Kasarani

Ghana’s Black Queens rallied from behind to hold Harambee Starlets of Kenya 1-1 in an international friendly played at the Kasarani Stadium Wednesday.

Mercy Achieng’ put the hosts in the lead in the 15th minute – tapping in Mwanahalima Adam’s low cross off a counter attacking situation for a slim 1-0 lead at half time.

Ghana leveled after the breather with Linda Eshun finding the back of the net with a grass-cutter into the left corner.

The Queens could have nicked a winner late into the warm-up but were denied by the cross bar.

The two teams are preparing for the forthcoming Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) set for Ghana starting next weekend.

Read: AWCON2018 – Free Entry For Kenya, Ghana Friendly

On Saturday, the Black Queens lost 3-2 to the She-Polopolo of Zambia in another build-up match.

The team returns home to continue with their preparations and are planned to play another AWCON finalists South Africa in a final friendly.

Ghana are in Group A alongside Algeria, Cameroon and Mali while Kenya are pooled in Group B with defending champions Nigeria, Zambia and South Africa.

Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to news@kahawatungu.com Also WhatsApp 0708677607 with your news tips

Bonface Osano

Written by Bonface Osano

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Loading…

0

Comments

0 comments

New Love Or Show Off? Vera Sidika Buys Tanzanian Model Calisah A Mercedes Benz

Debra Mallowah Appointed Safaricom’s Chief Of Business Development