FIFA World Cup World Cup qualifiers: Kenya suffer second consecutive loss to Mali

Ibrahima Kone scored the only of the game as Mali condemned hosts Kenya to a 1-0 defeat in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday.

Kone scored for the Eagles in the 55th minute at Nyayo National Stadium in a return match.

Kenya also lost 5-0 away in Mali last week.

Harambee Stars new coach Engin Firat has now suffered two consecutive defeats since his appointment.

Mali lead the group with 10 points from four games followed by Uganda on second place with eight points.

Kenya have two points from four games in the group and Rwanda have one point from four matches.

Both Kenya and Rwanda cannot make it to the final knockout qualifying round of the World Cup qualifiers for Africa with two games remaining for each team.

Starting Line-Ups:

Kenya: Brian Bwire, Michael Olunga, Boniface Muchiri, Duke Abuya, Abdala Hassan, Richard Odada, Kennethe Muguna, Abud Omar, Johnstone Omurwa, Joseph Okumu, Eric Ouma

Mali:  Kouame, Haidara, Traore, Mounkoro, Kone, Samassekou, Sacko, A Traore, Djenepo, A. Traore, Fofana

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