Harambee Starlets, coach nominated for Caf award

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  • "We are humbled by the nominations, it goes to show the good work being done behind the scenes to develop women football, hopefully, we can build on this going forward," added Mwendwa.
  • Kenya's recognition follows impressive returns and specifically wins over Malawi and Ghana in the 2020 Olympic qualifiers. Bigwigs Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Zambia, South Africa, and Nigeria have also been nominated for the same award.

Despite a challenging year mainly occasioned by a lack of government funding, Harambee Starlets and their coach David Ouma earned nominations for the women national team and coach of the year awards respectively from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Sunday.

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