All Eyes On Migne! Frenchman Set To Name Harambee Stars AFCON Squad

May 13 - by Louis Kalinga for SportPesa News

The unveiling will take place at the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) House, Goal Project at 10am.

Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne. PHOTO/Courtesy

  • The entire country is filled with anticipation as Harambee Stars head coach Sebastian Migne is on Tuesday, May 14 set to name the squads for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations
  • Kenya will be taking part in the continental showpiece for the first time in 15 years and the Frenchman faces a huge task as he bears the hope of an entire nation
  • Migne will also name the squad for the Africa Nations Championships Qualifier against Burundi, set to be played in August 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya- The entire country is filled with anticipation as Harambee Stars head coach Sebastian Migne is on Tuesday, May 14 set to name the squads for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

The unveiling will take place at the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) House, Goal Project at 10am.

Kenya will be taking part in the continental showpiece for the first time in 15 years and the Frenchman faces a huge task as he bears the hope of an entire nation.

Migne will also name the squad for the Africa Nations Championships Qualifier against Burundi, set to be played in August 2019.

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The Harambee Stars will jet out to Paris, France on May 31 for a three-week camp, a precursor to Stars’ AFCON show 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.

FKF has also secured two friendly matches in France, against Madagascar on June 7 and another against the Gambia a week later, on June 15.

Kenya, who are in Group C alongside East African neighbors Tanzania, Senegal and Algeria will begin the tournament against the North Africans on June 23.

Tanzania will be up next on June 27, before Harambee Stars wind it up with a match against Senegal on July 1.

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The winner on aggregate of the Burundi qualifier in August tie will face off with either of Tanzania or Sudan in the second and final qualifying round of the tournament, set to be held in Ethiopia in January 2020.

Kenya will be looking to make a maiden appearance at the 16-team tourney reserved exclusively for players actively featuring in their respective national championships.

-Additional material from official FKF website