Harambee Stars will be hoping to edge the Pharaohs of Egypt in a bid to revive their bid of featuring in Africa Cup of Nations for the second time running. They are third on the log 5 points behind Egypt and Comoros.
The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw in Cairo and a win for Kenya and subsequent win for Togo against Comoros will play a big advantage for Harambee Stars. A loss will mean the game in Lome will be a dead rubber match.
Speaking to Goal Kenya, the new captain Michael Olunga has exuded confidence in the upcoming duel and has pointed two key areas that his teammates should check out before the match. He noted that they need a strong character and to improve on their attitude since it will be a crucial match.
Michael Olunga was named the new captain and he is set to lead the team in attack. Victor Wanyama was dropped from the team after head coach Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee alluded that their was need to give local based players a chance to showcase their talents.
"Being the national team captain is a huge responsibility. I am very humbled to be selected by the coach and it could be that he has seen something important in me. I will work hard to influence young players in the team." He said in an interview as quoted from a video uploaded on Twitter by the national team.
The game will be played at MISC Kasarani stadium today on Thursday 25th at 7pm EAT.
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