Football Kenya Federation has unveiled Francis Kimanzi as the new coach for the Kenya National Team, Harambee Stars, on a two-year deal.
Kimanzi, who is the immediate former assistant coach, will be assisted by Zedekiah Otieno as his first assistant, Lawrence Webo (Goalkeeper Trainer) and Enos Karani (Fitness Coach).
“We laid a good foundation with our former coach, qualifying for AFCON for the first time in 15 years,” said coach Francis Kimanzi.
“This is a continuation of the good job we did and we are looking forward to accomplishing our biggest challenge of getting the team back to AFCON 2021,” he added.
Football Kenya Federation has unveiled immediate former Assistant Coach Francis Kimanzi as the new #HarambeeStars Coach.
The experienced tactician will be assisted by Zedekiah Otieno (Assistant Coach), Lawrence Webo (Goalkeeper Trainer) and Enos Karani (Fitness Coach) pic.twitter.com/PW9LmxjdEb
— Football Kenya Federation (@Football_Kenya) August 20, 2019
The coach’s first assignment will be a scheduled friendly match against Uganda slated for September 8, 2019, in Nairobi.
Stars will play yet another friendly match against Libya, away, in October, prior to their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers against Egypt and Togo in November.