Sports Information of Sunday, 23 June 2019
Algeria start out their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Group C with a tricky exam in opposition to Kenya on Sunday night at 30 June Stadium.
Algeria, captained by Manchester Metropolis forward, Riyad Mahrez will need a gain in their quest to progress to the knockout section of the event just after suffering a stunning team stage exit two many years back in Gabon.
On the other hand, this will be Kenya’s sixth physical appearance and they hope to give a great account of themselves beginning from the sport tonight. The Harambee Stars have been spectacular in the qualifiers as they completed second powering Ghana, whom they defeat 1- in Nairobi
Algeria: The Desert Foxes are heading into the face undefeated in their final 5 matches(W3, D2)
Kenya: The sort of Sebastien Migne’s prices is reasonable ahead of the activity. They have gained two of their previous 4 games in all level of competition.
There are no personal injury worries for Algeria with the likes Riyad Mahrez of anticipated to hit the ground jogging.
Head coach Djamel Belmadi, has, even so, warned versus complacency “You ought to not take these (lesser) teams frivolously. We saw a well balanced match between Egypt and Zimbabwe”.
For Kenya, their Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is completely in shape for the video game.
Speaking ahead of the activity, Wanyama believes Algeria need to be thought of among the the favourites for the title, “There are quite a few potent teams in the event, but I have to say Senegal, Algeria and Morroco with host, Egypt are favourites”.
Kenya mentor Sebastien Migne is counting on luck to conquer Algeria. “We want to find out, we want to do the job with each other and hopefully, we will get some bit of luck”.
Head to Head history
This will be the seventh meeting between the two sides, but the to start with at the AFCON. Of the six earlier clashes, Algeria have three wins, two wins for Kenya and a draw.
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