The Kenyan women are putting on a brave face ahead of the two-legged tie with the Indomitable Lionesses in September.
Harambee Starlets have issued a rallying call to fans ahead of their daunting 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) qualifier against Cameroon.
These two-legged encounters are set to take place between Friday 22 and Tuesday 26 September, with the first leg being played away from home.
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The former AFC Leopards forward has now scored two goals in two stars after completing his move to Dinamo Brest from Dhofar.
If Starlets emerge victorious on aggregate against Cameroon, they will then face either Gabon or Botswana in the second round scheduled to take place between November 27 and December 5.
Victory for Kenya in the second round would secure automatic qualification for the prestigious 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco, a tournament Kenya last played in 2016, in what was their debut.
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The Kenyan midfielder was a 65th minute substitute as 10-man Aalborg thrashed Hillerod 3-0 in the Danish second division on Sunday.
Starlets have been inactive on the international front since February 2022 when FIFA suspended Kenya due to government interference in football but even with the ban lifted later that year, the women’s team found itself with no competition to feature in with the Olympics qualifiers having passed them.
Kenya therefore head to the qualifiers will little exposure after they had their planned friendly match with Albania cancelled due to logistical issues in April.
Starlets, ranked 148th on the FIFA standings, have a tall order against the Indomitable Lionesses, ranked 56th in the world and third in Africa, who are out to right their wrongs after missing out on the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Cameroon are also loaded with players of international experience who will make Kenya’s task even more difficult but Godfrey ‘Solo’ Oduor will have to come up with a winning formula to avoid seeing their WAFCON dream ended at the first attempt.
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The former Wazito and Mathare United defender played 90 minutes as Estrela made ammends for losing to Benfica by beating Estoril 2-1.
Harambee Starlets are expected in camp on September 10.