Harambee Stars beat Togo to finish 3rd in pool

Harambe Stars beat Togo 2-1 away in Lome to finish 3rd in their AFCON qualification group and avoid finishing last.

Abdallah Hassan put Kenya ahead in the 33rd minute to with stars dominating play from a Cliffton Miheso pass to ensure Kenya went into the break ahead.

The goal was Abdallah Hassan’s 3rd in 3 matches for Harambee Stars after scoring against Tanzania in a friendly and against Egypt in their previous qualification match.

Masud Juma doubled the lead in the 65th minute after converting a penalty he won after being fouled in the box.

The hosts pulled one back in stoppage time through a penalty after a andball in the box.

The match, begun amid controversy following positive COVID test results on 4 dependable Stars players, Michael Olunga, Joash Onyango, Ian Otieno and Lawrence Juma with the 4 not being part of the squad.

Read: Harambee Stars players test positive for Covid before Togo clash

Their absence was however not missed with their replacements filling in perfectly into their shoes to collect all 3 points from Togo.

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