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Coastweek -- The Kenya National Beach Football team poses for a photo in Accra, Ghana where they were beaten 7-1.
Harambee Starlets and Sand Stars Loose in African Tournaments

Coastweek -- Kenya’s Harambee Starlets’ hopes of winning the 2016 CECAFA Women Championship title took a nose dive when they suffered 2-1 defeat to Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Queens during the final match played at Njeru in Jinja.

Tanzania’s Mwahamisi Omar destroyed the Kenyan team defence when she scored a brace with Christine Nafula netting Starlet’s lone goal.

The Kenya team did not include dependable striker Mwanahalima Adam of St John’s Girls High for reasons the Form Four girls is preparing for KCSE exams in November.

Three other players, of the same school, which won, finished runner-up-midfielder Winnie Achieng, strikers Elizabeth Katungwa and Nuru Mustafa - were also not considered for the national team for the same reason.

Meanwhile, Kenya national beach soccer team the Harambee Sand Stars were eliminated from the qualifier of the Africa Cup Of Nations Beach Soccer (AFCON) after a 1-7 defeat in the return leg match played today Sunday 18/9/2016 at Laboma Beach Soccer Arena in Accra, Ghana.

The match was 1-1 stalemate at first half but the hosts used their vast experience to overcome the visitors. Kenya lone goal was scored by Mady Hassan.

 
Coastweek -- Kenya’s Harambee Starlets’ suffered 2-1 defeat to Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Queens in 2016 CECAFA Women Championship.

With the results, Ghana Black Sharks qualify for this year’s edition of the eight team AFCON beach soccer championship scheduled for Lagos, Nigeria in December following a 4-17 aggregate victory over Kenya.

During the first leg match played at Jommo Kenyatta (Pirates) beach in Mombasa three weeks ago, Harambee Sand Stars suffered a humiliating 3-10 score.

Besides Ghana, other teams that have already qualified for Lagos 2016 AFCON include Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Madagasca, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.

The Lagos 2016 AFCON will serve as a qualifier for the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas.

           

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