Harambee Stars set for Tuesday touchdown

Harambee Stars' are expected to arrive in Nairobi from Egypt in the wee hours of Tuesday morning following Saturday's defeat to hosts in a friendly contest
By Dennis Mabuka in Aswan City,

Harambee Stars' are expected to arrive in Nairobi from Egypt in wee hours of Tuesday following Saturday's defeat to the hosts in a friendly played at Aswan Stadium.

Stars, who lost 1-0, will arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via Egypt Air at 3.45am.

Head of Delegation Michael Esakwa has confirmed to Goal travel arrangements with the team set to connect to Nairobi via Cairo.

"We have finalised arrangements to return home after Saturday's friendly. The team will travel in two batches from Aswan City to Cairo but from Cairo to Nairobi...they will board same flight. We had issues when we travelled here on Friday because we received tickets in batches but that will not be the case when we return.

"It was a good experience for our players, playing against Egypt and we want to have more of this friendly matches to keep our team busy so as to have continuity. We are talking to our friends in Morocco for another friendly against their national team in next Fifa calender day and that will be confirmed in due course.

"We want to thank Egypt Football Federation for the kind hospitality they have accorded us since we arrived here and promise to reciprocate the same in future...when we invite them for a similar friendly."

Pharaohs v Stars' friendly was played in a sold out Aswan Stadium but no Kenyan representatives based in Egypt attended. Egypt Sports Minister was in attendance.