in

10-Man Harambee Stars Team Beat Fancied Ghana’s Black Stars At Kasarani

harambee stars
/Courtesy
harambee stars
/Cpurtesy

Kenya’s national men’s team, Harambee Stars edged out fancied Black Stars of Ghana 1-0 in the 2019 Afcon qualifiers at the Kasarani Stadium Saturday.

First half own goal from Nicholas Opuku was all the home-boys needed to register the historic win over the four-time African champions, who are gunning for an eighth-straight Afcon qualification.

The win revives Kenya’s hopes of qualifying for the continental showpiece after losing to Sierra Leone in their first Group F outing last year.

Kenya, who last qualified for the Africa’s premium football tournament way back in 2004 in Tunisia, was meeting Ghana for the first time in a competitive match.

Read: Kenyan Woman Arrested In Ghana For Smuggling Cocaine Worth Sh9 Million

Stars were reduced to ten-men in the 62nd after Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe handed Gor Mahia defender Joash Onyango straight red card for fouling goal-bound Ghanaian player.

But they managed to hang on to the slim lead, warding off attack after from the star-studded Ghanaian side which had the likes of Inter Milan midfielder Kwadow Asamoah and Thomas Partey to emerge victorious.

Kenya will next face Ethiopia, who face Sierra Leone in the other group match Sunday in Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia lost 5-0 to Ghana in their group opener last year in Kumasi, Ghana.

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

Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

Email: news@kahawatungu.com

3 Comments

Leave a Reply

    Leave a Reply

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

    Willy Paul

    Willy Paul Called Out For Stealing Hook of His New Song (Video)

    Echesa

    Bromance As Raila and CS Echesa Meet in Harambee Stars Game