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Kenya placed in Group G ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup Of Nations Qualifiers

Harambee stars to face off with Egypt, Tog and Comoros

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Harambee Stars have been placed in Group G of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

According to the draw conducted on Thursday night in Cairo, Kenya will battle for a place in the continental tournament with Togo, Comoros and seven-time Africa champions Egypt.

The first two teams in each of the 12 groups will qualify for the finals in Cameroon.

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Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne will be looking to become the first coach to guide Kenya to back-to-back AFCON tournaments when the qualifiers proper commence on November 11.

Migne helped Kenya book an automatic ticket to this year’s edition after finishing second behind Ghana in the qualifiers. The team went on to finish third in group C of the 2019 AFCON tournament with three points, behind finalists Senegal and Algeria in that order after beating bottom side Tanzania and losing to the Lions of Teranga and the Desert foxes.

Kenya is second to the 58th placed Egypt in the latest world Fifa rankings at position 105, followed by Togo at 128 and Comoros at position 148.

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