AWCON2018 – Ghana Rally To Hold Kenya In Friendly At Kasarani

Ghana’s Black Queens rallied from behind to hold Harambee Starlets of Kenya 1-1 in an international friendly played at the Kasarani Stadium Wednesday.

Mercy Achieng’ put the hosts in the lead in the 15th minute – tapping in Mwanahalima Adam’s low cross off a counter attacking situation for a slim 1-0 lead at half time.

Ghana leveled after the breather with Linda Eshun finding the back of the net with a grass-cutter into the left corner.

The Queens could have nicked a winner late into the warm-up but were denied by the cross bar.

The two teams are preparing for the forthcoming Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) set for Ghana starting next weekend.

Read: AWCON2018 – Free Entry For Kenya, Ghana Friendly

On Saturday, the Black Queens lost 3-2 to the She-Polopolo of Zambia in another build-up match.

The team returns home to continue with their preparations and are planned to play another AWCON finalists South Africa in a final friendly.

Ghana are in Group A alongside Algeria, Cameroon and Mali while Kenya are pooled in Group B with defending champions Nigeria, Zambia and South Africa.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

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