Kenya is confident of cruising past Uganda when the two nations meet at the Nyayo National Stadium in the quest for FIFA 2022 under-20 World Cup ticket.

The national under-20 women football team Rising Starlets has been in camp for the game in preparation for the game whose return leg scheduled for October 8 in Kampala, Uganda.

“Weekend’s game, we are well prepared. I am sure everyone knows what to do. The coaches have prepared us well. And I am sure if we put in our best, we will win,” Rising Starlets captain Eunice Mwangi said in a side interview during Thursday’s training session at Nyayo National Stadium.

Rising Starlets captain Eunice Mwangi said in a side interview during Thursday’s training session at Nyayo National Stadium. PHOTO/SCREENGRAB

head coach Charles Okere who is fresh from guiding Vihiga Queens to the inaugural CAF Champions League is out for a positive result in the second round of the qualifiers and has overseen the team’s training sessions successfully.

“It is a big game. We respect Uganda, they have a good team. We are prepared to tackle them because in football history, Kenya and Uganda will be an interesting game,” Okere said during Friday’s training session.

Rising Starlets head coach Charles Okere leads the team in a training session at Nyayo National Stadium on Friday. PHOTO/SCREENGRAB

The winner of the tie will face the winner between Mozambique and South Africa in the next round.

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