Uganda Under 15 soccer team at the 2019 CECAFA finals
The Uganda Under 15 soccer team at the 2019 CECAFA finals

The Kenya U15 National team fell 4-0 to Uganda in the final of the CECAFA U15 Championships played on Friday August 30, 2019, at the Asmara Stadium in Eritrea.

A brace by Abasi Kyeyune that came after goals apiece by Devis Ogwal and Travis Mutyaba saw the Junior Stars sum up their campaign with a loss in their final match.

The team had earlier on beaten Rwanda 4-2 in post-match penalties in the semifinals, after a 1-1 draw in normal time, to book a place in the finals.

The Kenya Under 15 soccer team at the 2019 CECAFA finals
The Kenya Under 15 soccer team at the 2019 CECAFA finals

Prior to that, the Junior Stars had won three matches, against Somalia (3-1), Sudan (4-0) and Eritrea (2-1) and drawn one against Burundi (1-1) to come out top of Group A. The matches were played between August 16, and August 22, 2019.

Kenya’s Lwangu Alvin, pictured, took home the award for best keeper of the tournament.

The team is set to jet back on Saturday evening from Eritrea and will head back to their residence, the FKF Center of Excellence, where they are on a homeschooling program.

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