CAR quells rumors on Harambee Stars friendly

CAR quells rumors on Harambee Stars friendly

Kenya's Harambee Stars will play against Central African Republic in a friendly match at Marrakech, Morocco  on 27th March as scheduled.

With Gambia disowning a friendly against Harambee Stars at the same venue, a tweet attributed to @fgchuma that CAR Football Federation had said they had no planned match against Kenya raised doubts as to whether the match will actually take place.

Federation Centrafricaine De Football has said that there is no plan to play the Harambee Stars of Kenya for a friendly in March

— Festus Chuma (@fgchuma) March 10, 2018

The good news for Kenya is that Raoul Savoy, coach of the Central African Republic national football team, nicknamed Les Fauves, has confirmed the match is on and he is preparing his team to face Kenya.

"I am pleased to announce that we are going to play a second friendly match on the occasion a FIFA set friendly date. The match is scheduled for March 27 in Marrakech, Morocco," said Raoul Savoy.

CAR will face Gambia before locking horns with the Stanley Okumbi led Harambee Stars.

Harambee Stars Squad

Goalkeepers : Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers), John Oyemba (Kariobangi Sharks), Faruk Shikalo (Bandari)

Defenders: Harun Shakava (Gor Mahia), Brian Mandela (Maritzburg United, South Africa), David Ochieng, (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden), David Owino (Zesco, Zambia), Abud Omar (Slava Sofia, Bulgaria)

Midfielders : Patilah Omoto (Kariobangi Sharks), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards), Samuel Onyango (Gor Mahia), Athuman Ismael Gonzales (CF Fuenlabrada, Spain), Anthony Akumu (Zesco, Zambia), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), McDonald Mariga (Real Oviedo, Spain), Johanna Omollo (Cercle Brugge KSV, Belgium), Paul Were (FC Kaisar, Kazakhstan), Eric Johana Omondi (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden)

Forwards : Ayub Timbe (Heilongjiang FC, China), Cliffton Miheso (Buildcon FC, Zambia), Erick Kapaito (Kariobangi Sharks), Jesse Were (Zesco FC, Zambia), Michael Olunga (Girona FC, Spain).

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