Harambee Starlets through to 2020 Olympic qualifiers

Written By: Mercy Kulumba
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Harambee Starlets

Harambee Starlets  have qualified for the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers after beating Malawi She-Flames 3-0 in the second leg match played Sunday at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

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Starlets qualified on a 5-3 aggregate win having lost the first leg 2-3 in Malawi.

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A Mwanahalima Adam brace and Cynthia Shilwatso’s goals secured passage to the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers for Harambee Starlets.

After going down 3-2 in the first leg match played in Malawi, Starlets needed to win the return leg match to book a potential date with Ghana or Gabon in their next qualifier match.

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And they started the tie, played behind closed doors at Kenyatta stadium, well when Cynthia netted the opening goal 18 minutes before halftime.

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Mwanahalima Adam then scored a brace in the 77th and 88th minute to seal the deserved 3-0 victory.

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The win is a boost to the Kenyan ladies who are looking to secure a place at next year’s Olympic Games to be held from the 24th July to 9th August in Tokyo Japan.

 

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