Harambee Starlets win second friendly away in Jordan

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Corazone Aquino was the team’s hero for the Kenyan girls after she grabbed a double in the 65th and 75th minutes respectively

Harambee Starlets registered another victory after they beat Jordan U-20 2-1 on Thursday.

The Kenyan girls had won the first friendly 2-0 and were looking to complete a double over the hosts. Corazone Aquino was the team’s hero notching a double in the 65th and 75th minutes respectively.

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Alanaoud Ihab Alzabrey managed a consolation for the home team. The Kenyan side is using the match as part of their preparation ahead of the Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup, first round qualifiers against Ethiopia.

Kenya sailed to the first round after Botswana withdrew from the return leg of the preliminary round having lost 7-1 at home in the first leg. Africa will qualify two teams to the 2018 World Cup to be hosted in France.  

Travelling squad: Lillian Awuor, Judith Osimbo, Diana Tembesi, Stella Anyango, Wincate Kaari, Rachael Muema, Leah Cherotich, Cynthia Akinyi, Maureen Khakasa, Mercy Airo, Lucy Akoth, Vivian Makokha, Corazone Aquino, Sheryl Angachi, Cynthia Shilwatso, Martha Amunyolete, Dianah Wacera, Gentrix Shikangwa, Cynthia Atieno and Robai Shari.

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