Harambee Stars, Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier called off


Harambee Stars, Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier called off

In Summary

  • The eagerly awaited African Cup of Nations qualifier pitting Sierra Leone against Kenya's Harambee Stars that was set for this Sunday has been called off the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
  • The match was penciled for this Sunday at the 60,000 seater Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani

The eagerly awaited African Cup of Nations qualifier pitting Sierra Leone against Kenya’s Harambee Stars that was set for this Sunday has been called off the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

The match was penciled for this Sunday at the 60,000 seater Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani but in a letter to Football Kenya Federation,  the continental governing body’s through its Competition Division, CAF cited a suspension on Sierra Leone by world soccer governing body FIFA, noting that the status of the group will be communicated once the Executive Committee takes a final decision on the matter.

“Seeing that Sierra Leone is still under suspension by FIFA, please note that the above mentioned match will not take place,” read part of the letter.

“The status of the group will be communicated later on once the competent body takes a final decision in this regards,” the letter signed by CAF Competitions Division’s Khaled Nassar read in part.

Kenya has 7 points so far after winning two matches  and sharing the spoils in one match, in their quest to grace the Africa Cup of Nations from Group F, which also comprises of Ghana and Ethiopia. The Harambee Stars are in line for a place in the continental showpiece, which they last graced in 2004.

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