President Uhuru Kenyatta Congratulates ‘Harambee Stars’ for qualifying to the AFCON finals, promises support

Harambee Stars' squad
Harambee Stars' squad

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a congratulatory message to Kenya’s National Soccer Team, ‘Harambee Stars’, for booking a ticket to next year’s Africa Cup Of Nations, AFCON, finals. Harambee Stars qualified for the 2019 AFCON finals after the Confederation of African Football, CAF, moved to suspend Sierra Leone from the qualifiers on Friday, 30th November, 2018.

“Congratulations Harambee Stars for qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. I assure you of my support and that of the Government to facilitate and provide you with the necessary resources to ensure you are well prepared for the task ahead. Hongera! (Congratulations), Said President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“The success of our national football team is a game changer in our sports. We are proud of what our young people are doing to improve standards of game in the country,” the President added.

Harambee Stars' squad
Harambee Stars’ squad

Harambee Stars lead the Group with seven points after three matches, while Ghana come in at the second position with on six points. Ethiopia are bottom of the Group with a single point. Kenya and Ghana will face off, in March 2019, to determine, who finishes top of the group.

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