Football Kenya Federation has announced the departure of Harambee Stars Head Coach Francis Kimanzi and part of his backroom staff from the national team by mutual consent.
Also leaving the team with the veteran coach Kimanzi are his assistant Zedekiah ‘Zico’ Otieno and goal keeper trainer Lawrence Webo, who all were part of the technical bench that guided Kenya to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt for the first time in 15 years.
FKF said in statement on their website that a replacement for Kimanzi will be brought in as soon as possible.
“The federation is immensely grateful to Coach Kimanzi and his departing members of Staff that include Assistant Coach Zedekiah Otieno and Goalkeeper Trainer Lawrence Webo for their exemplary work, dedication, and unrivaled professionalism, which have strengthened Kenya’s chances of qualifying for the AFCON 2022 final tournament,” the statement reads.
It adds, “Football Kenya Federation wishes them well in their future endeavors, this even as the search for a replacement to take the national team forward begins in earnest.”
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