Harambee Starlets shine bright in Cecafa tourney

Harambee Starlets players are welcomed by Utamaduni Ngomas dancers following their Cecafa Women Championship triumph at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on November 26, 2019. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • FKF president Nick Mwendwa believes the sky is the limit for the team.
  • "These ladies are capable of doing something great. We are looking for partners to enable us invest in them and prepare them for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and from there, the 2023 World Cup," Mwendwa said.

It was a breath of fresh air for women’s football in Kenya when national team Harambee Starlets secured their first title in the third edition of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) Women Championship in November, after outclassing two-time champions Tanzania 2-0 in the final at the Chamazi Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

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