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Nandwa takes over CHAN team

Harambee Stars assistant coach James Nandwa will be incharge of the Kenya team that will face Burundi on Sunday in the CHAN qualifiers.

Nandwa who is in his last assignment steered an unfancied side to the final of the Cecafa tournament in Kampala presided over his new role as he named the 20-man squad.

This comes after Coach Henri Michel threatened to quit due to unpaid salary and failed for training sessions.

“We have chosen Nandwa as the head coach for the CHAN team. He will guide the team in Bujumbura.”

“As for Henri Michel, he has been retained and will be on the touchline in the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria,” said FKF chairman Sam Nyamweya

The former Karuturi tactician will be assisted by former City Stars coach Ken Odhiambo who was part of his technical bench during Cecafa.

The last time the two sides met, Kenya overpowered their regional opponents 1-0 at Nyayo Stadium in 2008.


Goalkeepers: Duncan Ochieng, Boniface Oluoch

Defenders: Abdallah Juma, Edwin Wafula, George Owino, James Situma, Eugine Asike, David Ochieng, Chris Wekesa

Midfielders: Anthony Akumu, Osborne Monday, Francis Kahata, Charles Okwemba, Paul Were, Andrew Tololwa

Strikers: Kiongera Mungai, Wesley Kemboi, Edwin Lavatsa, Moses Arita, Ismail Salim


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