Stars beaten again

Mali ends Kenya's World Cup dream

Kenya's remaining encounters against Uganda and Rwanda have been reduced to a formality.

In Summary

•Ibrahim Konte's 54th minute strike was all the visitors needed to dim the Stars in their own backyard.

•Uganda, who beat Rwanda 1-0 in Kampala, are second with eight points. Both nations stand a chance to advance depending on how they wrap up their fixtures.

Kenya's Joseph Okumu (L) contests for the ball with Ibrahima Kone of Mali during their World Cup qualifying match at Nyayo Stadium
Kenya's Joseph Okumu (L) contests for the ball with Ibrahima Kone of Mali during their World Cup qualifying match at Nyayo Stadium
Image: ERICK BARASA

Harambee Stars' dream of a maiden World Cup qualification is virtually over after they crashed 1- 0 to Les Aigles of Mali at Nyayo Stadium on Sunday

Ibrahim Konte's 54th minute strike was all the visitors needed to dim the Stars in their own backyard.

Following the outcome, Mali have consolidated their spot at the apex of the log with 10 points.

Uganda, who beat Rwanda 1-0 in Kampala, are second with eight points. Both nations stand a chance to advance depending on how they wrap up their fixtures.

Kenya's remaining encounters against Uganda and Rwanda have been reduced to a formality.

Harambee Stars Squad:

Brian Bwire, Erick Ouma, Aboud Omar, Johnstone Omurwa, Joseph Okumu, Richard Odada, Kenneth Muguna, Duke Abuya, Abdalla Hassan, Boniface Muchiri, Michael Olunga (C)

Subs

James Saruni, Faruk Shikalo, Joash Onyango, Ismael Gonzalez, David Owino, Eugene Asike, David Ambulu, Philip Mayaka, Lawrence Juma, Daniel Sakari, Henry Meja, Erick Kapaito