Harambee Stars were held by Egypt in a 1-1 draw on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at the MISC Kasarani.
Magdi Kafsha opened the scores with his goal in the 2nd minute which saw Kenya attempt to equalize the goal in the 10th minute through Michael Olunga’s kick that went over the bar.
Johnstone Omurwa’s corner kick landed at Daniel Sakari who’s attempt for goal through a header fell naught in the 11th minute.
Not so long after, Michael Olunga made an attempt for a goal through a pass from Eric Ouma that missed the net.
In the 40th minute, Masud Juma’s goal was overruled by the referee who indicated an offside, closing off the first half at 1-0 in favor of Egypt.
Upon resumption, Abdalla Hassan equalized for Harambee Stars in the 69th minute. In the 75th minute, Harambee Stars were reduced to 10 men after Johnstone Omurwa was sent off with a red card.
Both sides failed to break the tie as the final whistle closed the scores at 1-1.
Harambee Stars will wrap it up on Monday next week, March 29, 2021, away, in Lome, Togo.
Harambee Stars Starting XI
Ian Otieno (GK), Daniel Sakari, Eric Ouma, Johnstone Omurwa, Joash Onyango, Anthony Akumu(Duke Abuya, 56′), Kenneth Muguna, Lawrence Juma(Cliff Nyakeya 68′, Nahashon Alembi 80′), Abdallah Hassan(Cliffton Miheso,68′), Masud Juma, Michael Olunga ©
James Saruni (GK), Nahashon Alembi, Baraka Badi, Harun Mwale, Duke Abuya, Duncan Otieno, Cliff Nyakeya, Kevin Kimani, James Mazembe, Cliffton Miheso, Kevin Simiyu, Elvis Rupia