Coach Francis Kimanzi, assistant Otieno part ways with Harambee stars
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Coach Francis Kimanzi, assistant Otieno part ways with Harambee stars

Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has left the national team on mutual consent, the Football Kenya Federation has confirmed. 

A statement from the Federation confirmed that Kimanzi his assistant coach Zedekiah Otieno and the entire backroom staff have left their roles at Harambee Stars

"The federation is immensely grateful to Coach Kimanzi and his departing members of Staff that include Assistant Coach Zedekiah Otieno and Goalkeeper Trainer Lawrence Webo for their exemplary work, dedication, and unrivaled professionalism, which have strengthened Kenya’s chances of qualifying for the AFCON 2022 final tournament," a statement from the Federation read on Tuesday. 

"Moreover, the Football Kenya Federation wishes them well in their future endeavors, this even as the search for a replacement to take the national team forward begins in earnest."

Reports suggest that, Kimanzi could be replaced by Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee who led the national team to the 2004 AFCON Finals held in Tunisia. Mulee could be unveiled as the new head coach on Wednesday in Nairobi.