The Kenya National under 17 soccer team was on Wednesday evening bundled out of the 2018 Cecafa U17 Championship after losing 2-1 to Tanzania’s Serengeti Boys in the semifinal played at Muyinga Stadium in Burundi.
Jafar Juma gave Tanzania the lead in the 21st minute while Isaiah Abwal restored parity for Kenya but Kelvin Paul doubled in the 62nd minute to ensure Tanzania’s passage to the final.
Somalia beat Uganda 1-0 in the other semifinal to book a finals berth.
Kenya and Uganda will square it out on Sunday 29th April for the third place playoff.
Kenya Starting XI 18. Maxwell Mulili (GK), 5. Lawrence Otieno, 4. Telvin Maina, 8. Arnold Onyango, 12. Nicholas Omondi, 16. Patrick Ngunyi, 15. Isaiah Abwal, 19. Lesley Otieno, 11. Mathew Mwendwa, 17. Michael Abongo, 13. Daniel Ochieng
Substitutes 1. Brian Olango (GK), 6. Costa Anjeo, 14. Nesta Wangema, 10. Felix Chabaya, 7. Said Musa, 20. Kennedy Nduto