Kenya’s Harambee Stars will be hosting Egypt in an AFCON Qualifier on Thursday 25 March 2021 at the Moi Sports Center Kasarani from 7 pm EAT.
Stars, led by head coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee needs nothing but a win of they are to make it to the 2021 African Cup of Nations; the East African nation currently lying third in Group G that has Comoros and Togo too with two games remaining.
But how have the team faired in their last previous meetings?
Egypt arrives in the game with all the advantage having lost just two of their last 15 games (all competition); Kenya losing four games in that period. The Pharaoh’s record against the Stars since 1972 reads one loss, five draws and 14 wins.
Kenya’s only win against the North African nation came on June 1st 1979 in the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers where they ran 3-1 winners in the first leg before being bundled out of the qualification process on a 4-3 aggregate after the Egyptian won 3-0 in the second leg.
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Head to Head Stats
- 31 Oct 1972 Egypt v Kenya L 1-0 International Friendly
- 06 Feb 1977 Kenya v Egypt D 0-0 FIFA World Cup
- 27 Feb 1977 Egypt v Kenya L 1-0 FIFA World Cup
- 01 Jun 1979 Kenya v Egypt W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations
- 15 Jun 1979 Egypt v Kenya L 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations
- 04 Apr 1981 Kenya v Egypt L 3-5 Africa Cup of Nations
- 18 Apr 1981 Egypt v Kenya L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations
- 12 Aug 1987 Kenya v Egypt L 0-1 African Games
- 17 Mar 1988 Egypt v Kenya L 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations
- 10 Jun 1989 Kenya v Egypt D 0-0 FIFA World Cup
- 26 Aug 1989 Egypt v Kenya L 2-0 FIFA World Cup
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- 25 Aug 2000 Egypt v Kenya L 2-1 International Friendly
- 10 Jun 2001 Kenya v Egypt D 1-1 International Friendly
- 24 Dec 2002 Egypt v Kenya D 0-0 African Games
- 12 Dec 2003 Egypt v Kenya L 1-0 Bahrain Tournament
- 23 Jan 2009 Egypt v Kenya L 1-0 International Friendly
- 14 Jan 2011 Egypt v Kenya L 5-1 International Friendly
- 27 Feb 2012 Egypt v Kenya L 5-0 International Friendly
- 30 Aug 2014 Egypt v Kenya L 1-0 International Friendly
- 14 Nov 2019 Egypt v Kenya D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations