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Kenya vs Rwanda Africa women championship to be played at Machakos

By Titus Mulama,

Football Kenya Federation(FKF) has shifted the venue for their return leg of the Senior Africa Women qualifiers with Rwanda, from Nyayo stadium to Machakos Kenyatta stadium can reveal.

Kenya lost 0-1 to Rwanda in the first leg match and will be looking to bounce back from the defeat in Kigali a forthnight ago.

In a statement by FKF President Sam Nyamweya in which he indicated that Machakos Stadium was in good shape and that the federation thought it wise to play International matches outside Nairobi to enable many Kenyans to watch the match.

Rwanda’s striker Remera Rukoma scored the solitary goal in Kigali in the first leg.

Remera Rukoma’s forward Alice Niyoyita scored the lone goal in the first leg match at Stade de Kigali, handing her side a slim advantage going into the second leg.

The winner over the two legs will take on Nigeria’s Super Falcons.

CAF  has appointed Botswana’s Julie Bolankang as the centre referee, Botsalo Mosimanetala and Bernadette Kwimbira (both from Malawi) as assistant referees, and Kenya’s Damaris Kimani as the fourth referee.The match commissioner is Teruwort Woldemariam from Ethiopia.

machakos stadiumSeven teams will emerge from the qualifiers to join hosts Namibia for the finals, scheduled from October11-24.

The tournament will also serve as qualifiers for the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup in Canada next year.


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