Visiting Malawi held Kenya’s Harambee stars in the first of six 2014 World Cup qualifier played at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani on Saturday 2 June 2012.
After a not so eventful first half action in the 2014 World Cup qualifier entered the final 45 minutes from 1700hrs, thereabout.
Pulled out of the game
The half began with a foul on Slovakia based Patrick Oboya when he was run on the left wing.
Six minutes on, Kenyan skipper Dennis Oliech raced to the byline on the left and cut in a cross but it got to Malawi keeper Simplex Nthala before Kevin Kimani got to it.
On 55 minutes, a completely off color Jamal Mohammed was pulled out of the game for DR Congo based Titus Mulama of St.Eloi Lupopo to great applause from the fans.
Free kick to Malawi weaved in to the box
Minutes on, Mulama goes for a headed ball from Malawi’s defense that fell on his path but his shot went wide.
A minute past the hour mark, Oliech went up for a floated ball but he knocks on to a Malawian defender with the ball going wide.
Four minutes after, an awarded free kick to Malawi weaved in to the box but a header to it sent it out of play.
Not done his best to stop a long range shot
The very next minute, Kenyan Coach Francis Kimanzi opted for more attacking and pulled out winger Patrick Oboya and in his place Thika United’s came in Kepha Aswani. Winger Paul Were of Tusker picked followed Aswani into the game after replacing Humphrey Mieno on 76 minutes.
Were came in with intent and on 80 minutes had a great run up the right wing. But after outdoing all his markers, he wasted what could have been a great cross by sending it out with his lesser right foot
A minute later, Kenya could have been 0-1 down had Oluoch not done his best to stop a long range shot. The ball rolled away from him but the upright was there to assist him with the final stop on the ball
flames picked up a point
Three minutes later, Oliech had one of the best chances to get Harambe sTars 1-0 up but with a great run in the box, he failed to reach connect to a Kevin Kimani floated ball.
The game then rolled on to full time, and four minutes after the regulation time, the visiting flames picked up a point off hosts Harambee Stars.