Harambee Stars step up AFCON, CHAN preps

Harambee Stars step up AFCON, CHAN prepsHarambee Stars players get instructions from coach Sebastien Migne prior to the team's training session at the MISC Kasarani

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The Kenya National football team, Harambee Stars, held its third training session this week, on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the MISC Kasarani, as preparations for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations hit top gear.

Thursday’s session saw coach Sébastien Migné take 23 players, most of whom were named in the provisional squad for the upcoming Africa Nations Championships Qualifier against Burundi, through their paces. Wazito midfielder Musa Masika, a late inclusion to the team, also took part.

Musa Mohammed, Masud Juma, and Cliffton Miheso, meanwhile,  are among foreign-based players who were involved in the session, which is part of preparations for a scheduled three-week camp in France, a precursor to the Africa Cup of Nations, set to be held in Egypt in June.

The AFCON bound team is set to jet out to Paris, France, on May 31, 2019, and has already been booked at the French Rugby Federation, Marcoussis Cedex where they will hold a 19-day residential camp before flying out to Cairo Egypt, on June 19, 2019, in time for the continental showpiece.

Football Kenya Federation has also lined up two friendly matches, against Madagascar on June 7, in Paris and the Democratic Republic of Congo a week later, on June 15, 2019, in Madrid, Spain.

Here is a list of players who took part in Thursday’s session

Goalkeepers

Brian Bwire, John Oyemba

Defenders

Andrew Juma, Eric Juma, Charles Momanyi, Joash Onyango, Musa Mohammed

Midfielders

Duke Abuya, Francis Kahata, Kenneth Muguna, Teddy Osok, Philemon Otieno, Joe Waithira, Musa Masika, Ibrahim Shambi, Samuel Onyango, Dennis Odhiambo, Cliffton Miheso

Forwards

Nicholas Kipkirui, Pistone Mutamba, John Avire, Enosh Ochieng, Masud Juma

Also Read: Teddy Osok strikes late as Wazito maintain top spot


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    The journey begins: all the best to harambee stars.

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