In Summary :
- Starlets will host Cameroon for the second leg of qualifiers at the Nyayo National Stadium.
- The Stadium had been closed for renovationsas as it prepares to bid to host the Cup of Nations..
- starlets lost by a solitary goal in the first leg on Friday night.
Kenya women’s national team the Harambee Starlets will host Cameroon for the second leg African Cup of Nations qualifiers second leg at the Nyayo National Stadium.
Cabinet Secretary for Sports Ababu Namwamba had handed the stadium to the Kenya Defense Forces for renovation to international standards as the Country prepares as the country prepares to bid to host the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations.
In the 1st leg of the encounter of the games that will be hosted in Morocco starlets lost by a solitary goal in the first leg on Friday night.
The match was played at Reunification Stadium in Douala, Cameroon, where Spain-based defender Eliane Mambalano scored the all-important goal in the first half.
Should Harambee Starlets emerge as the aggregate winners of the two-legged qualifier, they will face either Gabon or Botswana in the second round, scheduled between November 27 and December 5, 2023.
The victor of the second round will secure automatic qualification for the 2024 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, hosted in Morocco.
Starlets will fly back home on Saturday, September 23, 2023, in time for their second leg match on September 26, 2023.