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Kenya arrive in Egypt ahead of AFCON 2019

Kenya arrive in Egypt ahead of AFCON 2019

The Kenya National Team has arrived in Cairo, Egypt, ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off this Friday on 21 June and concludes on 19 July 2019

According to a report on Football Kenya this morning, the Harambee Stars arrived in Egypt at their base after the team’s 19-day residential camp in France.

Captain Victor Wanyama is set to lead team at the Continental showpiece which Kenya will be taking part in for the first time in 15 years.

Kenya played two friendly matches in Europe, winning 1-0 against Madagascar and sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw with the DRC, in the run-up to the tourney.

The team arrived in Cairo on Tuesday, June 19, 2019, and is set to hold a light training session on Wednesday as the clock ticks towards the opening match against Algeria.

Harambee Stars has been pooled in Group C alongside Algeria, Senegal, and Tanzania.

The first match will be against Algeria on June 23. Tanzania will be up next on June 27, before Kenya winds up her group stage matches against Senegal on July 1, 2019.

Source: Football Kenya

An African football Journalist based in the town of Kabwe, Zambia.

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