Rwanda booked their place at the next round after holding Kenya in a barren draw on Saturday in Kigali. The Junior Amavubi advanced on the away goal rule after a 1-1 tie on aggregate.
Somalia did not only make a history of storming their first CECAFA U-17 Challenge Cup semifinal on Friday evening, but also celebrated a deserving 1-0 victory over tournament favourites Kenya to top Group ‘A’.
Despite a 1-1 draw from the first leg, Kenya coach Stanley Okumbi believes his side stand a chance of progressing to the second round of the qualifiers.
Kenyan champions, Gor Mahia, have progressed to the group stages on the away goal rule despite losing 2-1 to South Africa’s Supersport United in the return leg at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria on Wednesday. The 1-0 result from the first leg in Machakos 10 days ago saw the tie end 2-2.
Kenya was held to a barren draw by Ethiopia in their Group A Day Two match played on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Ngozi
Supersport United interim coach, Keitano Tembo, says bowing out of the competition at this stage is certainly not an option for his Supersport United side who were runners-up last season.
Kenya champions, Gor Mahia, left Monday for Pretoria, South Africa, for the return leg against SuperSport United, taking with them a 1-0 advantage from the first leg.
Kenya advanced to the second and final round of the qualifiers after a goalless draw away to Uganda on Sunday in Kampala. The Harambee Starlets booked their passage on a 1-0 aggregate win.
Kenya champions, Gor Mahia, put a step into qualifying for the group stages after beating South Africa’s Supersport United 1-0 in the first leg of the play-off round in Machakos on Sunday.
No Kenyan club has ever reached the group stage of continental football since the inception of the top two CAF competitions. Sofapaka came closest in the CAF Confederation Cup in 2011, but the former Kenyan Premier League champions lost to Club Africain in the play-off round.