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Francis Kimanzi leaves Harambee Stars by mutual consent

Last updated 1 month ago | By Robert Abong'o

Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi. [Kelly Ayodi, Standard]

Harambee Stars Head Coach Francis Kimanzi and part of his backroom staff have left the National team by mutual consent.

Football Kenya federation revealed in a statement on Tuesday, October 20, Assistant Coach Zedekiah 'Zico' Otieno and Goalkeeper Trainer Lawrence Webo will join Kimanzi in his departure.

FKF thanked the group for their work, saying the progress they made strengthened the National team for future assignments.

“Harambee Stars Head Coach Francis Kimanzi and part of his backroom staff have left the national team by mutual consent. The federation is immensely grateful to Coach Kimanzi and his departing members of Staff that include Assistant Coach Zedekiah Otieno and Goalkeeper Trainer Lawrence Webo for their exemplary work, dedication and unrivalled professionalism, which has strengthened Kenya’s chances of qualifying for the AFCON 2022 final tournament,” said part of FKF’s statement.

“All at the federation wish them well, in their in their future endeavors, this even as the search for a replacement to take the national team forward begins in earnest. There will be no further comment from FKF until a new appointment is made, in the coming days,” they added.

Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi reacts during a morning training session at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi on October 07, 2020 ahead of their International Friendly match against Zambia at Nyayo national stadium on Friday, October 09, 2020. [Stafford Ondego, Standard]

 

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