Sebastien Migne unveiled as Harambee Stars boss


Frenchman Sebastien Migne will take over as Harambee Stars head coach, replacing Belgian Paul Put. (...
Frenchman Sebastien Migne will take over as Harambee Stars head coach, replacing Belgian Paul Put. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

In Summary

  • Frenchman Sebastien Migne unveiled as new Harambee Stars head coach one month after quitting his Congo Brazzaville post
  • Migne, now fills the vacant post left by the Belgian Paul Put, who resigned in February, heading to Guinea for the head coach job.
  • Migne, 45, signed a three-year deal, with his recent success with Congo-Brazzaville where guided the national side to its first African Cup of Nations since 2000, the highlight of his success.

Frenchman Sebastien Migne unveiled as new Harambee Stars head coach one month after quitting his Congo Brazzaville post

Migne, now fills the vacant post left by the Belgian Paul Put, who resigned in February, heading to Guinea for the head coach job.

Migne, 45, signed a three-year deal, with his recent success with Congo-Brazzaville where guided the national side to its first African Cup of Nations since 2000, the highlight of his success.

“It’s a new challenge for me. This is a new country, but I am ready from next Sunday to see the local players and start work immediately,” said Migne.

His first task is to ensure Kenya’s qualification for the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon.

In the group stage, Kenya has been drawn against three-time champions Ghana as well as Ethiopia and Sierra Leone, with both winner and runner-up qualifying for the finals.

“We have a big challenge with Ghana,” said Migne, whose Congo side drew with the Black Stars in September before being defeated in the second leg.

Migne previously worked as an assistant to French manager Claude Le Roy for nine years.

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