By Jared Oundo,
Kenyan football team Harambee Stars demolishes helpless Ethiopia 3-0 in the just concluded Match at Kasarani stadium. These results means that Kenya tops group F ahead of Ghana. Kenya started by attacks in the first three minutes where Michael Olunga almost scored. He came later and scored in the first half together with Erick Ouma. Eric ‘Marcelo’ Ouma was named in Harambee Stars starting eleven to face Ethiopia in a crunch Afcon qualifier at the Kasarani Stadium.
Ouma replaced Ovella Ochieng’ from the starting squad that played out to a 0-0 draw with Walya Antelopes on Wednesday.
Brian Mandela and Dennis Odhiambo started at the back while captain Victor Wanyama was handed another start despite having a poor show in the last game against Ethiopia. Victor Wanyama scored in the Second half in Todays Match after kenya was given a penalty following a foul play from the Antelopes defender. Wanyama registered his first goal for Harambee stars in Kenya’s soil. He was later replaced after suffering a slight injury during the match.
Thousands of fans started streaming into the Kasarani stadium from as early as 9 AM East African Time with long ques witnessed outside as fans waited to be issued match admission tickets.
Among the fans included MPs Bobi Wine and Owino Babu. Harambee Stars got the three points they needed against the Antelopes who held them to a 0-0 draw in Bahir Dar last Wednesday to inch closer to a first AFCON appearance in 14 years.
Following these impressive results Kenya and Harambee Stars’ fans are sanguine that the current Harambee squad has what it takes to take Kenya to win the African cup of Nation they only need support.
Deputy President of Kenya William Ruto, former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, several MPs across the political divide, Jared Olouch Oundo former aspirant of the speaker of National Assembly and vibrant student leader were among the dignitaries that were present to witness Kenya slaughtering the Ethiopian antelope mercilessly.
The entry was free following the government waiver of the entry fee. Politiians including govenror Mike Sonko, Hon. Milly Omanga, Mentor Jared Oundo among other patriots financed the buses that ferried the youths to the stadium. The stadium was filled to capacity. Fans scrambled to get inside to witness the brave stars ‘slaughtering’ the antelope. Police were nevertheless forced to lob teargas to disperse hundreds of supporters who tried to forcefully enter the stadium, which was already full three hours before the match began.
Mllions of fans who were not able to get to the stadium, raided social media platforms to extend their goodwill to Harambee stars.