Williamson slates Harambee Stars defence
15 October 2014, 15:04
Nairobi - Kenya coach Bobby Williamson admits his side were "poor defensively"
against Morocco after crashing to a 3-0 defeat on Monday evening.
The Stade de Marrakech encounter looked to be heading towards a
stalemate as the scores remained deadlocked at 0-0 with 10 minutes to
go, but the Harambee Stars suffered a late implosion to concede three
The result meant Williamson has now lost both his
games in charge of the Kenyan national team, having gone down 1-0 to
Egypt on debut, and the former Gor Mahia tactician was left less than
impressed with the team's late collapse against the 2015 Africa Cup of
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"We were poor defensively, especially in second
period, and could not maintain our heads even when we went down 1-0. You
cannot defend like that in a game of football in this era and expect to
get a decent result," Williamson, who led K'Ogalo to the Kenyan Premier
League title last year, told Goal.
"We gave away a cheap
penalty and that was game over. Then they grabbed a third from a swift
counter attack when we were also trying to score on the other end.
difficult result to take home but we are in a learning process and
Kenyans should be patient. We are trying out several players and soon we
will come up with a winning outfit."
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