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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa has urged the government and the private sector to support coach Francis Kimanzi with a view to realising the dream of taking Harambee Stars to the Fifa World Cup for the first time in 2022.Speaking on Tuesday in Nairobi during the unveiling of the 43-year-old coach who has signed a two-year contract with FKF, Mwendwa said it will take concerted effort from all if Kenya is to qualify for 2022 Fifa World Cup, to be held in Qatar.Mwendwa also announced that Kenya will play two international friendly matches against Uganda and Libya home and away next month to help Kimanzi and his assistant Zedekiah 'Zico' Otieno identify and prepare a team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers away to Egypt and at home to Togo in November.
A record of over 800 million people tuned in to beIN SPORTS, the leading global sports channel, to watch the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 and cheer for their favourite national team as the world witnessed Algeria lift its second ever Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
Summary: Cairo [Egypt], July 20 (ANI): Algeria defeated Senegal 1-0 to win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday (local time).
Football fans celebrate after Algeria's Youcef Belaili scored a goal against Guinea at the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 (Afcon), as they watch the game on a screen in Algiers- Reuters/ Ramzi Boudina CAIRO - 19 July 2019: About 3,000 Algerian fans arrived Friday at Cairo airport on board 14 planes to attend the Desert Warriors' clash against Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)'s final match.
Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time on Friday when a fortuitous second-minute goal gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in the final.
General captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan may have played his last game for Ghana after their penalty shootout defeat to Tunisia at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 on Monday.
Manefailed from the spot for Senegal in their 1-0 round of 16 win over Uganda in the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday.
Naby Keita will get the rest and recuperation period he requires after the Liverpool midfielder was effectively ruled out of the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Benin produced a major surprise to beat Morocco 4-1 on penalties and book a quarter-final spot at the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time.
Keita was yesterday expected back at Melwood after being released from the Guinea squad at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
But Levein concedes he will need to weigh up his options if out-of-contract Djoum - starring in the Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon - does not pen a deal and out-of-favour Lee secures another club.
Tottenham defender Serge Aurier fears his Africa Cup of Nations may be over after being forced to leave the field during Ivory Coast's 1-0 defeat to Morocco in Cairo on Friday.
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