Harambee Starlets coach, Ouma optimistic ahead of Ghana return leg

The Kenya women national team, Harambee Starlets jetted safely back into the country on Sunday 6 October and head coach David Ouma expressed his admiration for his team, having kept a clean sheet away to Ghana in the first leg of the 2020 Olympic Games qualifier on Friday 4 October.

Ouma will straight away embark on preparing his charges for the return leg and he is hoping the result will be positive, to see the team advance to the tournament’s fourth qualifying round.

Starlets held Ghana to a 0-0 draw in Accra on Friday 4 October, setting the stage for an entertaining second leg whose winner proceeds to the tournament’s fourth qualifying round.


“Of course playing a draw away to Ghana was a positive result for us. It gives us a good starting point for yet another positive outcome in the second leg on Tuesday,” said Ouma to the Football Kenya Federation media.

Meanwhile, forward Mwanahalima Adam, expressed optimism that they will finish the job when the two sides face off on Tuesday 8 October at Moi International Sports Center (MISC) Kasarani.

“We played according to the coach’s instructions and achieved the result we wanted. Our hope is that fans will come out in large numbers to support us on Tuesday as we look to get a win that we really need,” she said.


Fans heading Kasarani to watch the match will gain free entry.