I am sorry, Harambee Stars defender begs for forgiveness for AFCON mistake

I am sorry, Harambee Stars defender begs for forgiveness for AFCON mistake

Fred Kennedy
July 4, 2019 at 12:36 PM

Harambee Stars defender Musa Mohammed has apologised following his defensive gaffe against Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

Senegal hammered Stars 3-0 in their last Group C encounter to dash the team's hopes of progressing to the next round of the comment.

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Sadio Mane's brace and Ismaila Sarr's thunderbolt sealed a comfortable victory for the Aliou Cisse-tutored side as the Lion of Teranga roared to the second round of the 32nd edition of biennial tournament.

Mohammed was at fault during one of Mane's goals, as the defender allowed the Liverpool star to snaffle the ball to slot home the third goal past goalkeeper Patrick Matasi.

The former Gor Mahia star has now come out to admit his blunder cost the team, asking Kenyans to pardon him for the mistake.

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The 28-year-old further observed the tournament presented a learning experience, promising to make amends in future appearances for the team.

“It was my mistake, I did a wrong calculation and Sadio Mane beat me to the ball,” the Nkana FC star told Goal moments after the team arrived from Egypt.
“I want to ask Kenyans to forgive me, it is part of the game and there is nothing I could do after I lost the ball. I hope Kenyans will forgive me and I promise to do my best if given a chance to play for the team in the future assignments," he continued.

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