CECAFA U15: Ten-man Kenya beat Rwanda to storm into final

CECAFA U15: Ten-man Kenya beat Rwanda to storm into final

Ten Man Kenya beat neighbours Rwanda 4-2 in post-match penalties after a 1-1 draw in regular time to book a final date with the winner between Burundi and Uganda in the final of the CECAFA U15 Tournament.

Rwanda had lost to Uganda 3-0 in the final Group B match played on Sunday at Asmara stadium in Eritrea to finish as the group as runners up; an outing that landed them a date with Kenya who had topped Group A.

Kenya, on the other hand, came into the clash as group leaders after failing to lose a game in the group game; the draw against Burundi being the only blemish in their impressive record.

Maintain Run

With the game against Burundi and Uganda coming later, Kenya will hope that they maintain their run in the competition on the final day slated for Friday 30 August and which will be graced by the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad.

The CECAFA U-15 Challenge Cup, the first of its kind in Africa has been funded by FIFA. The tournament has attracted hosts Eritrea, Burundi, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

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