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Ethiopia vs Kenya: Kick-off time, where to watch & squad news as Junior Starlets face crucial U-17 World Cup third round clash

Kenya’s Junior Starlets face Ethiopia in a vital FIFA U17 Ladies’s World Cup qualifier, aiming for a constructive outcome.

The Kenya Nationwide U-17 women’ group, Junior Starlets, are poised for a historic first-ever encounter towards Ethiopia within the third spherical of the FIFA Beneath-17 Ladies’s World Cup qualifiers. 

The primary-leg match will happen on the Abebe Bikila Stadium in Addis Ababa on Friday, kicking off at 3 p.m. Kenyan time. 

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Coached by Mildred Cheche, the Junior Starlets arrived in Addis Ababa on Wednesday evening and familiarized themselves with the pitch throughout a coaching session on Thursday night. 

Though they’re getting into uncharted territory on this competitors, Cheche is optimistic that her group is ready for the problem posed by the formidable Ethiopian facet.

 “We now have educated, and I imagine we’re able to play towards Ethiopia aiming for a constructive outcome right here in Ethiopia,” she said with confidence.

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Captain Elizabeth Ochaka echoed her coach’s sentiments, emphasizing the group’s resolve to provide their all on the pitch and hopefully safe a vital victory.

 “We’re decided to return with the three factors,” she said.

Regardless of having no prior aggressive matches on this match, the Kenyan squad is decided to make its mark. 

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Their second-round opponent, the Democratic Republic of Congo, withdrew from the qualifiers, giving Kenya a walkover into the third spherical.

Ethiopia, coached by Rawda Ali, are extensively thought to be favorites for this conflict, having dominated South Africa 3-0 on combination in February. 

Nonetheless, Kenya stays unfazed, able to rise to the problem with assistant captain and striker Valarie Nekesa set to guide the Starlets’ assault alongside Marion Serenge, Quinter Adhiambo, and Diana Onyango. 

Nekesa, the fan favourite who netted a hat-trick towards Angola within the Beneath-20 Ladies’s World Cup qualifiers final yr, will probably be key to Kenya’s attacking technique.

This match will probably be broadcast reside on the Ethiopia Nationwide Tv and  Ethiopia Soccer Federation YouTube web page permitting followers from each nations and throughout the globe to witness these younger skills in motion.

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Kenya’s Junior Starlets are getting ready for the U17 World Cup qualifier towards Ethiopia regardless of the absence of a key participant.

The second leg is scheduled for Might 19 on the Ulinzi Sports activities Advanced in Nairobi the place the Starlets will hope to capitalize on their residence benefit.

The winner of this matchup will progress to the fourth and remaining spherical, going through both Djibouti or Burundi for the possibility to symbolize Cecafa on the 2024 Beneath-17 Ladies’s World Cup within the Dominican Republic.

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