Harambee Stars stun in designer blazers as squad jets out to Egypt for Afcon

Harambee Stars stun in designer blazers as squad jets out to Egypt for Afcon

Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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Kenya national football team Harambee Stars left Paris, France, on the evening of Tuesday, June 18, for Egypt ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The squad and technical bench sported navy blue designer blazers in a team photo shared on social media moments before their departure.

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Stars have been camping in France for more than two weeks now where the team has been training in preparation for the continental competition.

During their stay in Europe, the team played two friendly matches against Madagascar and DR Congo, winning 1-0 against the Barea before holding The Leopards to a 1-1 draw.

Kenya will kickoff their Afcon campaign against Algeria on Sunday, June 23, before taking on Tanzania's Taifa Stars four days later.

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They will then wind up their group stage matches against Senegal on Monday, July 1.

TUKO.co.ke earlier reported that former Harambee Stars coach, Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee tipped Kenya to leave a mark in at Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Stars booked a slot in the continental tournament after an impressive display in the qualifiers, finishing second behind Ghana in Group H.

The former tactician said beating Tanzania and drawing against Algeria would be enough to ensure safe progression to the next stage of the tournament.

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