Kenya lift regional title after long fight

Zanzibar players celebrate their 1-0 win against Uganda during the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup semi-final at Moi Stadium, Kisumu on December 15, 2017. Kenya beat the Zanzibaris in a penalty shootout at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos, east of Nairobi, to lift the regional title December 17, 2017. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  

Kenya Sunday won the regional Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup after a long-drawn fight against Zanzibar.

The match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos, about 35km east of Nairobi, ended in a 1-1 draw in the regulation time. It was then extended to extra time, with the two teams each scoring to tie 2-2 after the extra 30 minutes.

Penalty shots were then used to decide the winner.

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