Johanna extends fine form for Stars in Maputo draw
The 2015 Kenya Premier League Midfielder of the Year, Eric Johanna extended his fine for Harambee Stars as they held hosts Mozambique to a 1-1 draw in Maputo.
The Sweden-based player, who has been capped 11 times, made his senior debut on July 4, 2015, against Ethiopia at the Nyayo Stadium.
But the former Mathare United midfielder had to wait until June 4, 2016, for his maiden goal for Stars, when he scored the winner in a 2-1 victory against Congo Brazzaville in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at Kasarani Stadium.
The last two goals for the 23-yearold, who turns out for Swedish Third Division side Vasalunds IF, however, came against a familiar opponent, Mozambique. with the other goal coming during a 1-0 friendly match win on November 12, 2016 at Kasarani.
On Saturday his crucial equaliser came in the 85th minute, canceling out Domingues Pelembe’s 59thminute goal in Maputo.
The friendly was a build up to the second match of the 2019 Afcon Qualifiers against Ghana scheduled for March 2018 in Kenya.