After appointing Alexander Alumirah as the new Kenyan Women national team (Harambee Starlets) head coach, the Football Kenya Federation caretaker committee is now set to embark on the journey of looking for a new coach but this time round for the men's side Harambee Stars.The men team has been coachless since the departure of Engin Firat who left after the expiry of his two months contract in December 2021.Below are some of the top names speculated to be fit for the vacant role:
Currently at 45 years old, Kimanzi is one of the top coaches Kenya has ever produced.The Dutch trained tactician has been with the national team as their head coach on three different occasions his biggest achievement being the teams ever highest FIFA rank of 68th globally.He is currently unattached after partying ways with Kenyan FKF Premier League club Wazito FC.
2. Sebastian Migne
He is a French coach who has had stints with various African national teams at the coaching level such as DR Congo, Congo Republic and Equatorial Guinea.He is remembered for guiding Kenya into a Africa Cup of Nations final in Egypt, 2019 after a 15 years absence.He is currently unattached after partying ways with South African Premier Soccer League club Marumo Gallants.
Currently 53 years old, he is a professional coach who is recently the head coach of the Botswana national men's team.He had a stint with Kenya's Harambee Stars between 2014 and 2015 but got fired after a 1-0 aggregate loss to Lesotho in the second round of AFCON 2015 qualifiers.He has been spoted in Kenya on several occasions recently.
4. Engin Firat
He is the most experienced coach in the list due to his stints with big European teams such as Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahçe and the Moldova national team.He has been linked with a return to the Kenyan national team which he left a month ago.He was recently linked with a move to Turkish giants Fenerbahçe but the move is yet to materialize making him a possible consideration for the Harambee Stars role.
Who among this four do you think has high chances of claiming that top position in the national team Harambee Stars? Feel free to share your views on the comment section and remember to share and follow for more news.
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