Africa Cup of Nations: Introducing Kenya’s group-stage opponents – Goal.com
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Africa Cup of Nations: Introducing Kenya’s group-stage opponents – Goal.com

Fifa Ranking: 70 (13 in Africa)

How they qualified: They were troubled by The Gambia, failing to beat the minnows home or away, but still qualified as Group D winners.

Nations Cup pedigree: Winners in 1990, where Rabah Madjer, Taher Cherif El-Ouazzani and Djamel Menad inspired Les Fennecs to the continental crown.

Coach: Djamel Belmadi was appointed in August 2018 with the target of restoring the North Africans to their former glory following the muddled tenures of Christian Gourcuff, Milovan Rajevac, Georges Leekens, Lucas Alcaraz and Madjer.

Star Player: There are plenty of options, but Riyad Mahrez, who’s still chasing a quadruple with Manchester City, is the pick of a talented crop of offensive options.

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