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Francis Kimanzi steps down from coaching Harambee Stars.



Dutch trained Coach, Francis Kimanzi has mutually left his coaching role as Head Coach of Harambee Stars (Kenya National football team)  together with the backroom staff.

Kimanzi replaced Sebastien Migne in August 2019.

“Football Kenya Federation has announced the departure of Harambee Stars Head Coach Francis Kimanzi and part of his backroom staff from the national team by mutual consent.” Reads statement on FKF website.

“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 unrivaled professionalism, which have strengthened Kenya’s chances of qualifying for the AFCON 2022 final tournament.”

The 44 year old Coach has been working with Zedekiah ‘Zico’ Otieno assistant Coach, Lawrence Lebo (goalkeeping Coach), Enos Karani and Micheal Igendia as fitness trainers.

Kimanzi has been in charge of 12 games as Harambee Stars Head Coach, winning 5, drawing 3 and losing 4.

His latest game in charge was a (2-1) victory against Zambia in the international friendly game.

The newly elected Nick Mwendwa for his second term in FKF boss will have to name new coach before their double header against Comooros in the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers next month.

Kenya will host the first game on 11-11-2020 at Nyayo National stadium before traveling for the return leg on 15-11-2020.


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