COSAFA Kenya’s Emerging Stars suffer Comoros defeat in second game

Kenya’s Emerging Stars lost 2-0 in their second group B match against Comoros on Sunday, June 30 2024 at Wolfson Stadium.

The match began with Emerging Stars showing promise and creating several goal-scoring opportunities. However, Comoros took the lead against the run of play with a penalty in the 34th minute.

Paul Ochuoga, who conceded the penalty, was sent off after receiving his second yellow card, reducing Kenya to ten men. Comoros held their one-goal advantage as the first half ended. Early in the second half, they capitalised on their numerical superiority and scored their second and final goal of the match.

In a bid to change the game’s momentum, attacking players Stanley Wilson, Alfred Tanui, and Aldrine Kibet were introduced, signaling a clear intent to secure a positive result.

Emerging Stars continued to push for a goal and came close when Chris Erambo’s attempt hit the post. Despite their valiant efforts, the team could not mount a successful comeback.

In the other Group B match, Zimbabwe earned three points against Zambia and now leads Group B with a total of six points. Kenya is in second place with three points.

The focus now shifts to the upcoming clash against Zimbabwe on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at Wolfson Stadium.

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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