Kenyan referee handed Namibia vs Ivory Coast Group D AFCON duel

Kenyan referee handed Namibia vs Ivory Coast Group D AFCON duel, Fred Kennedy
June 30, 2019 at 5:40 PM

Kenyan center referee Peter Waweru has been handed AFCON Group D match between Namibia and Ivory Coast.

Waweru, who is the only center referee from Kenya who is gracing the biennial tournament was yet to take charge of any match in the competition so far and will now have a taste of the tournament on Monday evening, July 1.

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The match that will be staged at the Air Defense stadium in Cairo will be the final game for both teams.

Kenyan assistant referee Gilbert Cheruiyot served as a second assistant referee on Saturday evening, June 29, during the match between Ghana and Cameroon at Ismaila stadium.

Meanwhile Harambee Stars have intensified training ahead of the match against Senegal on Monday evening.

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Stars need to avoid defeat against Senegal to secure passage to the round of 16.

The team has also been boosted by the return of defender Joash Onyango in training.

The defender missed the opening two games with an ankle injury but he has now handed coach Sebastien Migne a massive boost by resuming training.

Story by Kevin Kimutai, correspondent.

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