How CS Amina Mohamed surprised Harambee Stars before Madagascar clash (Photos)

By Waweru Titus: Saturday, June 8th 2019 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Football
CS Amina Mohamed [Courtesy]

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed made a surprise visit in France on Friday before Harambee Stars played a pre-AFCON friendly match against Madagascar.

CS Mohamed vowed that the Government would fully support the team before the African Cup of Nations that will take place in Cairo, Egypt from June 21.

“I want to wish you well as you represent the country on this big stage. For as long as I am here, I want to assure you of my full support.


"Kenyans are fully behind you and we are looking forward to positive results,” said CS Mohamed.

Harambee Stars head coach Sébastien Migné on Friday, 7th named the squad to face Madagascar.

The squad list, as announced by Migné on FKF official website excluded Star striker Michael Olunga from the starting lineup while John Avire was named to lead the line alongside former Genk man Ayub Timbe, Gor Mahia’s Francis Kahata and Eric Johanna.

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Starting XI

18. Patrick Matasi (GK), 20. Philemon Otieno, 3. Abud Omar, 5. Brian Mandela, 2. Musa Mohammed, 12. Victor Wanyama, 21. Dennis Odhiambo, 10. Erick Johanna, 7. Ayub Timbe, 11. Francis Kahata and 9. John Avire.



John Oyemba (GK), Faruk Shikalo (GK), Joash Onyango, Joseph Okumu, David Owino, Bernard Ochieng, Eric Ouma, Anthony Akumu, Ismael Gonzalez, Ovella Ochieng, Paul Were, Cliffton Miheso, Johanna Omollo, Masud Juma, Christopher Mbamba and Michael Olunga.

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