Though already out of the tournament, Kenya coach, David Ouma, has said he plans to throw in his best in their match against the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the Group B last games on Saturday in the on-going African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Kenya, who are playing in the African women tournament for the first time, crashed after losing their first match 3-1 to Ghana and their second match 3-1 to Mali on Wednesday.
Commenting on their loss to Mali, the coach said: “We are the first casualty and have not met our target in our maiden appearance at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations,” he told CAFonline.
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“We wanted to be in the semis. The game was a simple analysis. We got a chance, fail to score; Mali gets same chance and they score.
“We got good chances to score but fantastic goalkeeping from Mali denied us. Sometimes you need luck in a game.
“Our aim is to take the most from every game. We still have a game against Nigeria and there is nothing like resting key players.
“The players who are fit will play against Nigeria. We have to throw in what we have in the last game,” Ouma said.
Nigeria’s Falcons however are on four points after winning their first game with Mali and drawing their second with Ghana. They need a win over Kenya on Saturday to guarantee their qualification for the semi-finals of the African women championship.
By Ben Fidelis…
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