Harambee Stars beat New Zealand 2-1 at Mumbai Football Arena

By Game Yetu: Saturday, June 2nd 2018 at 23:24 GMT +3 | Football
Harambee Stars' Musa Mohamed (centre) with his colleagues line-up to block a free-kick during a friendly match against Equatorial Guinea at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos County on May 28, 2018. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Kariobangi Sharks’ winger Ovella Ochieng’ grabbed a winner and Cliffton Miheso scored yet another beauty as Harambee Stars came from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 at Mumbai Football Arena on Saturday.

Sarpreet Singh had struck in the 42nd minute to put New Zealand in front before Cliffton Miheso equalized just seconds before half time with a sublime free kick that dipped over the wall and nestled in the top corner.

Stars’ winner came in the 68th minute when  Patilla Omoto advanced on the right and served Ovella Ochieng’  who found his way into the area and beat New Zealand keeper Maxime Crocombe with a stunning shot from the right side.

Kenya will now face host India on Monday, with the top two teams facing off in the final on Sunday.

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