Harambee Stars safely arrived in Kigali, Rwanda, on Thursday, September 2, 2021, evening in time for their second match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Rwanda’s Amavubi.
Stars were held by Uganda Cranes to a goalless draw in the 1st qualifiers match played on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at the Nyayo Stadium.
The first half saw both teams read their competitor’s play in order to create a chance to nick the lead, but their efforts fell naught closing the scores at 0-0.
In the second half, Uganda brought in fresh legs in the 46th minute bringing in Derrick Nsibambi for Emmanuel Okwi.
In the 71st minute, Harambee Stars made a double change bringing in Boniface Muchiri and Duke Abuya for Abdalla Hassan, and Kenneth Muguna respectively.
Despite attempts by both teams to break the stalemate, the final whistle sealed the scores at 0-0.
The match against Rwanda will be played on Sunday, September 5, 2021.
1. Ian Otieno (GK), 2. Joseph Okumu, 5. Eugene Asike, 15.Daniel Sakari, 3. Eric Ouma, 6.Richard Odada, 21. Lawrence Juma, 16. Juma Masud, 13. Kenneth Muguna, 22. Abdalla Hassan, 14. Michael Olunga
23. James Saruni (GK), 18. Joseph Okoth (GK), 17. Duke Abuya, 8. Patillah Omoto, 19. Harun Shakava, 7. Boniface Muchiri, 20. Jackson Macharia, 4. Frank Odhiambo, 9.Henry Meja, 11.Siraj Mohammed, 12.Bolten Omwenga