Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Kenya

Adel Amrouche @ SS com

Amrouche ready for Stars' challenge



Belgian Coach Adel Amrouche arrived back in Nairobi on Sunday as the federation awaits to unveil him as the new national team coach.

Amrouche who was present in Libya when Harambee Stars drubbed Libya 3-0 in an international friendly told supersport.com that he saw committed players but added that a lot of work had to be done ahead of the team's World cup qualifier match against Nigeria next month.

"I am happy to be back in Nairobi and I was happy to see Stars’ restless spirit when they played Libya last week."

"The team is good but a lot of work has to be done in specific areas so as to be able to cope with teams like Nigeria and the remaining group teams. I was excited to see young and talented players like David Gateri and Francis Kahata who are a bonus to the team," Amrouche told supersport.com.

"I have followed Kenyan football for a long time and I know many players who can make a difference. For now I don't want to talk a lot as I will meet with the federation president to finalise on issues before I can embark on proper training ahead of the crunch matches," Amrouche added.

Amrouche was in Nairobi a week ago to discuss with the FKF who were impressed with his credentials which entails focus on the youth who he believes are the core of football development.

He will take over the position that fell vacant after the sudden departure of coach Henry Michel in December last year.

Amrouche’s last station was in Burundi where he spent five years at the helm.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

Pre Season Friendly - Club Deportivo Guadalajara v Bayern Munich
Africa Medal H\L - Ep 39
Lawn Bowls - Women's Pairs Gold Medal Match: South Africa v England
Hockey - Women: 5th/6th Place - India v Scotland

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Football arms race
Those of us old enough to remember the arms race and the cold war years can’t help but feel the...

Dr Errol Sweeney
World Cup refs return home 'battered and bruised'
The World Cup is over for another four years and already the post mortem has started into some...

Sunday Oliseh
What Germany did to become champs
The 2002 Japan and South Korea World Cup saw the Germans lose in the Finals to Brazil, thanks to...

Collins Okinyo
Amrouche is his own worst enemy
Thunder has struck twice with news of Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche being slapped with a...

Claudia Ekai
Save our Stars
First and foremost, it is not all over for Harambee Stars in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations...

Carol Radull
The Harambee Stars' secrets
A week ago Kenya’s Harambee Stars hosted Burundi in our first international friendly this year. I...