Harambee Stars appointed Turkish tactician Engin Farat as new head coach

This comes after Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee resigned from the post

The Football Kenya Federation unveiled Engin Firat as the new coach of the national football team, Harambee Stars. He will be assisted by Kennedy Odhiambo and William Muluya. Jerim Onyango will be the new Goalkeeping Coach.

Coach Engin holds a UEFA Pro Coaching License and was most recently attached to the Moldova National team.

He has previously had coaching stints in the Iranian Super League with Saipa, Folad Tabriz, and Sepahan, as well as the Iranian National Team.

“I am motivated and excited about the challenge. I am confident that we can get the positive result we desire in this qualification campaign,” said the coach.

“We are impressed by his professionalism. He’s one of the best in Turkey and we want to work with him in our Qatar 2022 (FIFA World Cup) project,” said FKF President Nick Mwendwa.

Coach Engin’s assignment will be the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Mali, away and home, on October 8, and October 12, 2021, respectively.


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