It was not easy for visiting Egyptian national team when they clashed with Kenya’s Harambee Stars at a thrilling match played at Moi Sports Complex- Kasarani on Thursday, March 25 evening.
Harambee Stars had been billed as underdogs and it had been hoped that the Egyptians would wallop the Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee charges easily.
However, despite an early goal in the first half, the charges were unrelenting and put in a solid defence with Kenya’s Marcelo pocketing Liverpool star Mo Salah.
Throughout the game, Salah was unable to break through to make an important mark.
As Kenya and Egypt national teams clashed no fans were allowed to cheer their teams, except for a few dignitaries who sat at the VIP lounge.
The two national teams were seeking to secure the all-important points to book a slot in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
The Pharaohs now sit comfortably at the summit of their Group G with after Harambee Stars forced a 1-1 draw.
With the results, Kenya have been tossed out of the competition and their next game is just dead rubber.
According to Sports Cabinet Secretary, in a statement seen by Khusoko, fans are still banned from accessing venues of sporting events due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.