Harambee Stars eliminated from CECAFA championship after a humiliating defeat

Harambee Stars on Tuesday suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat in the hands of resilient and determined Red Sea Boys of Eritrea at the KCCA Lugogo Stadium, Kampala

Stars were thrashed by minnows Eritrea in the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Eritrea earned three goals from Captain Robel Kidane, Abel Solomon Okbay, Habte Gebremesqel and an own goal from Ulinzi Stars striker Oscar Wamalwa.

Nine minutes after half-time Oscar Wamalwa handed Kenya a consolation goal.

Eritrea will face either Tanzania or hosts Uganda in the final of the tournament on Thursday.

Kenya will await the loser of that game for a contest to determine which team finishes third and fourth in this eight-team tournament.

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