Emerging Stars bagged three points after beating Djibouti 3-0 in their opening match of the 2021 CECAFA U23 Championships, played on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the Bahir Dar, in Ethiopia.

John Njuguna, Reagan Otieno and, Benson Omalla were all on target for Kenya in the 11th, 64th, and  88th minute, summing up the scores at 3-0.

Emerging Stars will be looking to carry forward this win in their second match of the tourney against South Sudan on Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

Starting Lineup

1. Brian Bwire (GK), 2. Frank Odhiambo, 3. Fredrick Alushula, 4. Bernard Ochieng (C), 6. Vincent Wasambo, 7. Boniface Muchiri, 9. Henry Meja, 10. Paul Reagan, 12.Yidah Sven, 14. John Njuguna, 16. Lewis Bandi

Substitutes

1. Caleb Omondi (GK), 17. Brian Wepo, 22. Alfred Tanui, 5.Sylvester Ahono, 24. Josphat Lopaga, 13. Austine Odhiambo, 8. Steiner Musasia, 15. Oliver Maloba, 11. Marvin Nabwire, 19. David Odhiambo, 20. Benson Ochieng, 21. Bonface Mwangemi.