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Francis Kimanzi warns Emerging Stars against complacency in Mauritius clash

3:42 am AEDT 17/11/18
Kenya Emerging Stars U-23 v Mauritius.
The best three sides from the U23 Afcon will feature in the 2020 Summer Olympics

Kenya’s Emerging Stars will not be carried away by their massive victory against Mauritius on when both teams clash on Sunday.

Kenya beat Mauritius 5-0 at home, but coach Francis Kiamnzi now says that the result is behind them ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying return leg set to be staged at the Anjalay Stadium in Belle Vue, Mauritius.

“It was important that we secured all three points at home. That is however behind us, and we are fully focused on getting another positive result on Sunday,” said coach Kimanzi.

The team jetted out on Friday with all the three scorers during the first leg being drafted into the travelling squad.

 The aggregate winner will face off with either of Sudan or Seychelles in the second round, with a third round, whose winner will grace the Africa U23 Cup of Nations, also be in line.

The best three sides from the U23 Afcon will feature in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Traveling Squad

Goalkeepers: Timothy Odhiambo, Brian Bwire; Defenders: Mike Kibwage, Lennox Ogutu, Johnstone Omurwa, David Owino, Yussuf Mainge, Joseph Okumu; Midfielders: Teddy Osok, Tobbias Otieno, Ibrahim Shambi, Abdalla Ahmed, Chrispinus Onyango, James Mazembe, Alwyn Tera; Attackers: Pistone Mutamba, Ovella Ochieng, Jafari Owiti, Sydney Lokale