Harambee Stars To Play Friendly Against Madagascar In France

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Harambee Stars players. [Courtesy]

Kenya’s football team Harambee Stars is set to warm-up against Barea of Madagascar ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

The friendly is set for June 7 in Saint-Leu Forest, France, Madagascar Football Federation has confirmed.

Madagascar qualified for the AFCON for the very first time in their history while, Kenya are making a return to the premium football championship after 15 years.

As part of their preparations for the showpiece scheduled to kick-off from 21st June to 19th July in Egypt, the Harambee Stars will camp in France from 26th May for two weeks.

Read: Why Harambee Stars Could Miss France Camp Ahead Of Afcon 2019

All plans for the camp are almost complete after the government approved the team’s budget of Ksh244 million.

Kenya is in Group C of the tournament alongside Senegal, Algeria and neighbors Tanzania.

Madagascar on the other hand are in Group B together with Nigeria, Guinea and Burundi.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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