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Afcon Qualifiers: ‘Kenya and Tanzania can get maximum points from remaining matches’ – Williamson
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Afcon Qualifiers: ‘Kenya and Tanzania can get maximum points from remaining matches’ – Williamson

The British tactician concedes the games will be tough but exuded confidence that the East Africans will win the matches to advance Former Kenya head coach Bobby Williamson has conceded it will be tough for Harambee Stars and Tanzania in the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Harambee Stars are in Group G of the qualifiers with three points coming from the four games they have played. Kenya found themselves in a difficult position in the qualifiers after a 1-1 draw against Comoros in Nairobi and a 2-1 loss in Moroni in November. Taifa Stars are in Group J for the race to Cameroon with four points from as many matches and need maximum points in the remaining games to seal their place in the finals.
Olunga: Kenya forward frustrated as Kashiwa Reysol lose to Kashiwa Antlers
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Olunga: Kenya forward frustrated as Kashiwa Reysol lose to Kashiwa Antlers

The Harambee Stars striker was left frustrated after they suffered a home defeat in a J1 League match played on Saturday Kenya international Michael Olunga has described their 3-2 defeat to Kashiwa Antlers on Saturday as a "difficult game". It was a day of mixed fortunes for Olunga as he ran clear in the J1 League Golden Boot race but on a day Reysol lost a vital league match at home. The former Gor Mahia striker struck the first goal of the encounter at Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium in the 57th minute with an assist from Masatoshi Mihara.
Kahata: Kenya midfielder reveals ‘out of this world’ feeling scoring against Nigeria’s Enyeama
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Kahata: Kenya midfielder reveals ‘out of this world’ feeling scoring against Nigeria’s Enyeama

The Harambee Stars winger explains the circumstances after he helped the team to a 1-1 draw in 2013 in Calabar Kenya midfielder Francis Kahata states he felt privileged to play against Nigeria custodian Vincent Enyeama and scoring made it even better. The Super Eagles hosted the Harambee Stars in Calabar aiming at collecting maximum points to boost their chances of qualifying for 2014 World Cup held in Brazil. The hosts committed a foul in a dangerous position and the then Thika United midfielder rose for the occasion curling a beautiful set-piece beyond the experienced custodian. It was a glorious way for the then 21-year-old to mark his fifth appearance for the national side, and the goal left the home fans stunned.
Wanyama: Club Brugge on the verge of signing Tottenham midfielder – reports
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Wanyama: Club Brugge on the verge of signing Tottenham midfielder – reports

The Harambee Stars captain is reportedly on the verge of returning to Belgium after falling down the pecking order at Spurs Belgian side Club Brugge are nearing the signing of Victor Wanyama from Tottenham Hotspur, according to the latest rumour. As per the Daily Mail, Wanyama is due in Belgium on Monday to finalise his move to the club and is expected to sign a four-year contract in a deal worth around £13.6million. The newspaper further reports Italian side Bologna were also interested for the services of the Kenyan captain but Spurs did not want to let him out on loan.
Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: Kenya in Group G with record winners Egypt
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Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: Kenya in Group G with record winners Egypt

Kenya will have to face Egypt, Togo and Comoros Islands as they contest for a place in the 2021 Afcon tournament Harambee Stars will face current Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt in Group G of the qualifiers for the 2021 event. Other opponents for Kenya in the group are Togo and the Comoros Islands. The qualification ties will be staged from October 7 and will end in November 2020. The tournament will be held in Cameroon and will also see 24 teams battle for the title since Confederation of African Football (Caf) expanded the number of teams from 16.
Afcon 2019: Kenya bow out after Benin draw against Cameroon
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Afcon 2019: Kenya bow out after Benin draw against Cameroon

Harambee Stars will have to return home after Benin earned a point against the Indomitable Lions on Tuesday Harambee Stars chances of making it to the Last 16 of the competition were left in tatters after they lost 3-0 to Senegal in their final Group C match on Monday. That defeat meant Kenya were relying on Mali and Cameroon to beat Angola and Benin respectively. However, Benin managed to squeeze a barren draw against the Indomitable Lions, meaning they will now qualify for the knockout stages at the expense of Kenya.
Afcon 2019: Tanzania match very important for Harambee Stars – Olunga
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Afcon 2019: Tanzania match very important for Harambee Stars – Olunga

Olunga explains the importance of Thursday's match, and hopes Kenya will rise to the occasion and claim a victory Michael Olunga has promised Kenya will fight hard in their second Africa Cup of Nations Group C match against Tanzania on Thursday. After the Harambee Stars and Taifa Stars both crashed to defeats in their Afcon openers, and Olunga is aware of the stakes the match carries. "Every game is an important game but we are taking them one after another," Olunga told reporters in Egypt.
Harambee Stars will do Kenyans proud in Egypt, says Raila Odinga
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Harambee Stars will do Kenyans proud in Egypt, says Raila Odinga

Harambee Stars will face Algeria's Desert Warriors in their Group C opener at the June 30 Stadium on Sunday Raila Odinga has challenged the Harambee Stars to put up a good show at the Africa Cup of Nations finals. The former Prime Minister, who visited the team’s training camp in Egypt on Thursday, has vowed to stay and watch their opening Group C match against Algeria on Sunday. “You are among the best players in the world, don’t let small countries like Zimbabwe shame Kenya,” Odinga told the players in Egypt.
Tanzania will give Harambee Stars the toughest test at Afcon
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Tanzania will give Harambee Stars the toughest test at Afcon

Harambee Stars will face Algeria's Desert Warriors in their Group C opener at the June 30 Stadium on Sunday Kenya striker Ayub Timbe says the Harambee Stars' match against Tanzania will be their toughest encounter at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Beijing Renhe forward believes that the rivalry between the two East African countries will make the Group C battle an exciting affair. “Between the three teams in our Group, Tanzania will be the toughest, one because we are neighbours and secondly all of us are looking to play each other in a top competition,” Timbe is quoted by The Standard Newspaper.
Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne blasts organisers for lack of internet at team hotel
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Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne blasts organisers for lack of internet at team hotel

Harambee Stars will face Algeria's Desert Warriors in their Group C opener at the June 30 Stadium on Sunday Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne has decried the poor state of affairs at the hotel where they are staying ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off on Friday. The Kenyan side arrived in Egypt on Wednesday after a three-week training camp in France, and the team’s coach did not mince his words after they were booked into the Rose Plaza Hotel. Migne in particular took issue with the unavailability of Wifi internet and a Sports Channel for his players, as they prepare to face Algeria in their Group C opener on Sunday.
Blow for Harambee Stars as defender Brian Mandela is ruled out
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Blow for Harambee Stars as defender Brian Mandela is ruled out

The injury news comes just a few days before coach Sebastien Migne names his final squad for the tournament Harambee Stars defender Brian Mandela will miss the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt. The Maritzburg United F.C. star injured his knee in Stars’ training session on Monday and will thus not be available for the competition that kicks off on June 21. “Brian (Mandela) got injured in training. He is one of our key players and will not be available for Afcon. We will need to find a solution,” coach Sébastien Migné told reporters in France.
‘My worst fear is to be a single mum’ – Victoria Kimani speaks on marriage and her dream man
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‘My worst fear is to be a single mum’ – Victoria Kimani speaks on marriage and her dream man

Kenyan singer, Victoria Kimani, has revealed that she would love to get married some day and have children.   However, Victoria says she is willing to wait until the right man comes along, because she keeps falling in love with 'bad boys'.   "My love life is dead, I'm not dating anyone. There is someone I want to date, but you know I don't really think he wants to date me. I think I go for the wrong kind of guys, I think I go for like bad boys and that's not good,"Victoria revealed in a candid interview with Citizen TV's Betty Kyalo. "Now I do want to settle down and have babies but I really need to be with the right person, because my worst fear is to be a single mom. I would like my child to grow up with mom and dad at home. So I'm willing to take my time, rather t...

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