By Richard Munga
Cameroon thumped Kenya U17, 7-0 in a one-sided AFCON U-17 Qualifier played in Limbe, Cameroon.
Moise Sakava put Cameroon ahead in the 19th minute and Stephen Zobo added the second a minute later.
Rosin Bella made it 3-0 in the 34th minute with Landry Abasello adding a fourth minutes later.
Before the half time whistle was blown Fabrice Ndjio ensured the home team went into the break with a huge 5-0 advantage.
Things got even worse for Kenya when the 2nd half resumed, with Ndjio adding a sixth in the 50th minute and Bella securing his brace in the 67th minute to drive the final nail in the coffin for the Rising Stars.
Kenya had a chance to pull one back when they were awarded a penalty, but the kick was blasted wide with the match ending 7-0 in favour of Cameroon.
The return leg will be played in Nairobi in two weeks time.
At the end of the qualification phase, seven teams will join the hosts Madagascar for the 2017, AFCON U-17 to be held from 2-16 April 2017 with the semifinalists of the tournament qualifying for the 2017 FIFA-U17 World Cup in India.