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Full house as Harambee Stars coach Kimanzi eyes glory

Thursday, December 5th, 2019 00:00 | By
Coach Francis Kimanzi. PHOTO/COURTESY

Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has expressed satisfaction in the squad that is in camp ahead of the upcoming Cecafa Senior Championships to be held in Uganda.

The coach pointed out that its full house and all is now set for the tournament which kicks off this weekend.

Stars entered day two of residential training on Tuesday, at Kasarani Stadium, with Kimanzi looking forward to the possibility of retaining the trophy.

“Everyone who was called up to the camp has reported and is training hard for the tournament,” said the coach.

He continued: “We are looking forward to retaining the trophy we won in the 2017 championships.”

AFC Leopards midfielder Whyvone Isuza exuded confidence in his team’s capability to defend the trophy, saying: “We are preparing well for the championships and we will do our best to defend the trophy.” 

Kenya has been pooled in Group C alongside Tanzania, Djibouti, and Zanzibar.

Group A is comprise hosts Uganda, Burundi, Ethiopia and Eritrea, while Group B will pit guest team Democratic Republic of Congo against Sudan, South Sudan, and Somalia.

The top two teams in each group, as well as two best losers from the three groups, will proceed to the tournament’s quarter-final.

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