Sporting activities Information of Sunday, 23 June 2019
Algeria start out their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations marketing campaign in Group C with a tricky exam against Kenya on Sunday night at 30 June Stadium.
Algeria, captained by Manchester City forward, Riyad Mahrez need a acquire in their quest to advance to the knockout phase of the tournament after suffering a surprising group phase exit two several years ago in Gabon.
On the other hand, this will be Kenya’s sixth physical appearance and they hope to give a excellent account of by themselves starting up from the sport tonight. The Harambee Stars have been remarkable in the qualifiers as they finished second at the rear of Ghana, whom they beat 1- in Nairobi.
What is the kickoff time for the match?
The match starts off at 20:00GMT.
The latest form in all competitions
Algeria: The Desert Foxes are heading into the face undefeated in their past 5 matches(W3, D2)
Kenya: The sort of Sebastien Migne’s costs is average ahead of the sport. They have won two of their earlier four games in all levels of competition.
There are no damage problems for Algeria with the likes Riyad Mahrez of anticipated to strike the ground functioning.
Head mentor Djamel Belmadi, has, on the other hand, warned in opposition to complacency “You must not choose these (smaller sized) teams evenly. We saw a balanced match among Egypt and Zimbabwe”.
For Kenya, their Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is totally fit for the game.
Speaking ahead of the sport, Wanyama thinks Algeria should be viewed as among the favourites for the title, “There are several robust groups in the match, but I have to say Senegal, Algeria and Morroco with host, Egypt are favourites”.
Kenya mentor Sebastien Migne is counting on luck to defeat Algeria. “We want to learn, we want to function jointly and hopefully, we will get some bit of luck”.
Head to Head file
This will be the seventh assembly in between the two sides, but the 1st at the AFCON. Of the 6 prior clashes, Algeria have three wins, two wins for Kenya and a draw.
ALGERIA: Rais M’Boldhi, Aissa Mandi, Mehdi Tahrat, Mehdi Zeffane, Mohammed Fares, Mehdi Abeid, Ismail Bennacer, Sofiane Feghouli, Yacine Brahimi, Islam Slimani, Riyad Mahrez
KENYA Patrick Matasi, Philemon Otieno, Joseph Okumu, Joash Onyango, Abud Omar, Dennis Odhiambo, Victor Wanyama, Francis Kahata, Ayub Timbe, Eric Johanna, Michael Olunga.