Harambee Stars kick off AFCON, CHAN preps

The Kenya National football team, Harambee Stars, held its first training session of the year on Tuesday at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies grounds.

This is in preparation for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) assignments.

20 local based players took part in the session, which is the first of weekly training sessions that have been lined up. Two foreign-based players, Masud Juma and David Ochieng, also took part.

“We intend to have at least a session every week with the local based players. This way, we will be better prepared for the international matches,” said coach Sébastien Migné.

Kenya is set to play Ghana, away, in the final Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match, despite the Harambee Stars having already booked a place in the continental showpiece. The match will be played in March this year.

Also in line for the Harambee Stars is an African Nations Championships Qualifier against Burundi, set to be played on a date to be announced by CAF in due course.

The tourney is reserved exclusively for players actively featuring in their respective national championships.


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