Harambee Starlets Hit Camp Ahead of Cecafa Women’s Championship

Kenya’s Harembee Starlets have joined the camp in preparations for the Cecafa Women’s Championship starting on July 19 to 27 in Kigali, Rwanda.

23 of the Kenyan queens reported on Saturday with additional three expected to check in Tuesday.

The 2016 runners-up will face neighbors and rivals Uganda in the tournament’s curtain raiser at Kigali Stadium.

The game will then give way for the official opening match pitting hosts Rwanda against defending champions Tanzania.

Five nations namely Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda have confirmed participation and the tournament will be played in a league format.

“Five countries have confirmed their intention and we will host the tournament in a league format and hosts Rwanda is ready to stage a successful tournament,” Nicholas Musonye, Cecafa Secretary General, said.

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Full Squad in Camp


Pauline Atieno (Makolanders), Annette Kundu (Eldoret Falcons), Monica Karambu (Thika Queens)


 Elizabeth Ambogo (Spedag), Phelistas Kadari (Vihiga Queens), Dorcas Shikobe (Oserian Ladies), Anita Adongo (Oserian Ladies), Vivian Nasaka (Vihiga Queens), Lilian Adera (Vihiga Queens), Wendy Achieng (Spedag)


Caroline Anyango (Spedag), Ruth Ingosi (Eldoret Falcons), Sheryl Angachi (Gaspo Ladies), Cheris Avilia (Spedag), Cynthia Shilwatso (Vihiga Queens), Mwanalima Adams (Thika Queens), Esse Akida (Spedag), Mercy Achieng (Thika Queens)


Terry Engesha (Vihiga Queens), Phoebe Owiti (Vihiga Queens), Martha Amunyolete (Trans-Nzoia Falcons), Maureen Kakhasa (Trans-Nzoia Falcons), Monica Paul (Trans-Nzoia Falcons)

Full Fixtures

Thursday, July 19
Kenya vs Uganda (Stade de Kigali, 14h00)
Rwanda vs Tanzania (Stade de Kigali, 16:15)

Friday, July 20: Rest Day

Saturday, July 21
Ethiopia v Uganda (Stade de Kigali, 14h00)
Kenya v Tanzania (Stade de Kigali, 16:15)

Sunday, July 22: Rest Day

Monday, July 23
Uganda vs Tanzania (Stade de Kigali, 14h00)
Rwanda vs Ethiopia (Stade de Kigali, 16 :15)

Tuesday, July 24: Rest Day

Wednesday, July 25
Kenya vs Ethiopia (Stade de Kigali, 14h00)
Uganda vs Rwanda (Stade de Kigali, 16:15)

Thursday, July 26: Rest Day

Friday, July 27
Ethiopia vs Tanzania (Stade de Kigali, 14h00)
Rwanda vs Kenya (Stade de Kigali, 16:15

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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