Harambee Stars to play against Angola in friendly

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Kenya will play their fourth friendly match of the year at the beginning of June

Kenya national team Harambee Stars will play against Angola in June 4 at Machakos County Stadium.

Football Kenya Federation, through their communication chief Barry Otieno, have confirmed to Goal that Kenya will lock horns with the Central Africans as a final touch in their preparation ahead of Afcon 2019 qualifying tie against Sierra Leone in the same month.

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Due to the fact that the match is scheduled outside Fifa dates, only local-based players will take part. "Yes, we have arranged for a friendly match against Angola and they have confirmed availability. The coaches will meet in the course of the week to assemble a team for the task," Barry said.

The match, which comes six days before the Sierra Leone battle, will be the fourth friendly for Kenya in 2017. They drew 1-1 against Uganda, recorded a 2-1 win against DR Congo (in March) and registered a 0-0 draw against Malawi in April.

The Stars are currently at position 78 on the Fifa ladder.

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