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Triumphant Emerging Stars jets back

Emerging Stars, the Kenya Under 23 football team returned into the country on Monday evening following their triumph against their hosts Mauritius in the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations-cum-Olympics qualifiers played on Sunday at Anjalay Stadium in Belle Vue Maurel.

The triumph Kenya won 3-1 against their hosts to move into the second round and will either play Sudan or Seychelles in the second round as part of their qualifying rounds.

The Stars won 8-1 on aggregate after they thrashed Mauritius 5-0 in the first leg played on Wednesday at Moi Sports Centre, Kasarani.

The Francis Kimanzi led team will head into training awaiting their opponent who will be playing this today in Khartoum.

The two nations battled to a one-all draw in the first meeting.

The aggregate winner plays that between Nigeria and Libya in the final round scheduled for June where seven nations will join hosts Egypt at the Cup of Nations finals in November next year.

Top three teams at the eight-team championship will represent the continent at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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