AFCON dreams ended as blunt Emerging Stars are bundled out by Sudan

The Kenya U23 national team is out of the running for a slot in this year’s AFCON U23 finals; this after the side was held to a 0-0 draw by their counterparts from Sudan in the second-leg of the two teams’ second round qualifier on Tuesday 26 March at the MISC Kasarani.

The result saw Sudan progress to the third and final round of the qualifiers on aggregate after they won the first-leg in Khartoum 2-0.

Sudan will now face Nigeria who came through their tie against Libya on Monday 25 March.

Below is Kenya’s squad for the match;

Staring XI: 18. Timothy Odhiambo (GK), 5. Yusuf Nasri Mainge, 16. David Owino, 20. Johnstone Omurwa, 12. Mike Kibwage, 4. Sven Yidah, 19. Ibrahim Shambi, 7. Ovella Ochieng, 3. James Mazembe, 21. James Kinyanjui, 9. Pistone Mutamba

Subs: 1. Brian Bwire (GK), 24. Moses Mudavadi, 6. Teddy Osok, 8. Tobias Otieno, 13. Alwyn Tera, 10. Sydney Lokale, 23. Curtis Wekesa, 14. John Avire