@TheEastAfrican

Your uniforms gold and blue, your hearts brave! - 1 weeks ago, 11:38

Elsie Eyakuze

Somebody’s trying to start some trouble between Kenya and Tanzania and they had better stop it.

I won’t take any malicious mischief on the part of vandals who are trying to bring discord to this our East African House. It is our prerogative to tease each other, that’s what friends do, but that’s where it ends. Teasing.

The usual ribbing between siblings during Afcon is fine, but the politicisation of the match between my own beloved Taifa Stars and Kenya’s Harambee Stars was unworthy.

There were underlying issues stirred up by extremely ill thought out statements by individuals on both sides of the border. I say: You’re grown men and women, try to act like it. Keep your neuroses in your own house.

I want to heartily congratulate the Kenyan team for their victory, it was a battle well fought during the second half after Tanzania had clearly goaded a great performance ...
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