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Kenya women’s Under-20 team on Saturday sailed through to  the second round of the Fifa Under-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers after beating Ethiopia 2-1 in the second leg of their first round tie at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos in Kenya thereby going through on a 4-3 score aggregate.

Captain  Corazon Aquino and Gentrix Shikangwa scored for Kenya in either half of the game, while Mirrat Feleke scored the  consolation goal for the junior Lucy who did despite fighting hard were not able to go past the Kenyans.

Aquino broke the deadlock  scoring in the seventh minute to give the Kenyans an early lead.Aquino’s  ferocious shot from 20 yards out after some good work by Shikangwa, giving Ethiopia’s goalkeeper Gentrix Abera no chance.

Kenya however conceded a penalty in the 42nd minute when goalkeeper Lillian Awuor fouled Aragesh Geremew inside the box and the referee did not hesitate from pointing to the spot.

Feleke made no mistake from 12 yards to claw the Ethiopians back into the game.

Kenya have now advanced to the penultimate stage of qualification where they will face either Algeria or Ghana.

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