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Francis Kimanzi handed Harambee Stars' coaching role

2:16 am AEDT 9/3/18
Mathare United coach Francis Kimanzi
Kenya will take on Uzbekistan in an international build-up match in the upcoming Fifa week

Francis Kimanzi will handle the national U-23 men’s team that will take part in an international friendly later this month.

Kenya will take on Uzbekistan in a build-up match in the upcoming Fifa week.

Though Football Kenya Federation are yet to officially announce the latest development, a source within the federation confirmed to Goal that Kimanzi will handle the team with John Kamau acting as his assistant.

“It is true we have a match coming up for the U-23 team and Kimanzi will be in charge,” revealed the source, who did not want to be named.

Kenya will take on Uzbekistan between March 19-27. The team is expected to be named in the coming week.

The national U-20 team, under the tutelage of coach Stanley Okumbi, are also preparing for a two-legged friendly match against Egypt.