Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has admitted he was worried about the fitness levels of his charges heading into the friendly against Zambia, which they won 2-1.
Cliff Nyakeya’s strike and an own goal by Tandi Mwape handed Francis Kimanzi’s side the victory while a late goal by Emmanuel Chabula denied the East Africans a home clean sheet at the newly refurbished Nyayo Stadium.
“It’s a great game for us,” Kimanzi is quoted by Standard Sports. “I’m more than delighted for the result because I didn’t get enough time to prepare the players and I was even forced to use players with low fitness levels.
“I knew we would struggle in the last twenty minutes or so and that actually happened with a few players looking exhausted; this because of the situation we have gone through.
“But the important thing is that we’ve gotten the win against a very