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Engineer Olunga to captain Kenya against Uganda

Clive Kyazze
Striker Michael Olunga will be the captain for Kenya when they host Uganda in an international friendly on September 8th, at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi. The development was confirmed by Harambee Stars’ head coach Francis Kimanzi on Friday following the unavailability of captain Victor Wanyama. “If you don’t have......
Africa

Kenya: McDonald Mariga has officially joined politics

Clive Kyazze
Celebrated Kenyan footballer McDonald Mariga is expected to vie for Nairobi’s Kibra seat in the forthcoming by-elections in November 2019. Mariga, brother to current Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama is eyeing the seat on the ruling party’s Jubilee ticket. The Kibra seat fell vacant following the demise of Ken Okoth.......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Migne confident ahead of Senegal showdown

Clive Kyazze
Kenya national team head coach Sebastien Migne says anything is possible heading into Harambee Stars’ final Group C Match against Senegal in the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations on Monday. Harambee Stars are third with three points, same as second placed Senegal who have a better goal-difference, Algeria tops......
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Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Harsh Amunike fails to defend Taifa Stars

Clive Kyazze
One of the best football managers of this generation Pep Guardiola once told his players after a game that “in the press conference I will always defend you with all my life and here in the Lock room I will always tell you the truth.” And probably it has worked......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Kenya’s final is against Senegal

Clive Kyazze
Kenyan striker Michael Olunga, captain Victor Wanyama, and coach Sebastien Migne are turning focus to their last group on July 1st tie against Senegal at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations. Kenya will need maximum points from the game or at the worst-case scenario a draw to qualify for......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Michael Olunga humbles Taifa Stars with a brace

Clive Kyazze
It was a Michael Olunga brace that ensured Kenya picked their first win at the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in the 3-2 win over Tanzania at June 30th Stadium on Thursday. Saimon Msuva scored for Tanzania before Michael Olunga equalised, Mbwana Samatta gave Tanzania the lead again three......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Kenya and Wanyama are under no pressure

Kevin Kimani
Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama insists that Kenya are under no pressure heading into Sunday’s 2019 Total African Cup of Nations match against Algeria. After a 15-year absence from the continental showpiece, Stars will be making a comeback to the tournament and their first group C assignment will be against......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Harambee Stars acclimatizing to environment ahead of opener

Kevin Kimani
Kenya national team, Harambee Stars trained for the first time in Cairo Egypt this week as they gear towards their first AFCON assignment against Algeria on Sunday. Kenya touched down in Egypt on Tuesday evening after camping in France for three weeks preparing for the tournament. The Stars featured in......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: Kenyans want Harambee Stars to fail – Migne

Kevin Kimani
Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne has sensationally claimed that Kenyan fans want Harambee Stars to perform poorly at the 2019 Total African Cup of Nations so that they can ‘crucify’ him. The Frenchman led Kenya to the continental showpiece after a 15-year absence, they had last featured on the biannual......
Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2019: No Akumu as Migne confirms Kenya’s Nations Cup squad

Kevin Kimani
Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne has named his final 23-man African Cup of Nations squad that will leave for Egypt for the biannual showpiece without experienced midfielder Anthony Akumu. The Zesco Untied midfielder was one of the 27 players who traveled to France for Pre-AFCON preparations and was one of......

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