Kenya have appointed Sebastien Migne as their new head coach.
The 45-year-old Frenchman joins on a three-year deal and replaces Paul Put, who lasted just four months before leaving for the money-rich Chinese league.
Migne has previous experience of coaching in Africa: He first led the Congo's Under-20s, before taking over the reigns of the senior nations team.
He also worked as an assistant to Claude Le Roy with the Togo national team at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
While East Africa's nations have enjoyed great success in other sporting disciplines, the region's national football teams have largely failed to make a mark on the continent's soccer scene.
Kenya and Ethiopia have a plethora of elite long and middle-distance runners, Rwanda has its cycling sensations., Uganda boasts of a thriving motosports scene, while even South Sudan's roster of basketball stars grows every year.
East Africa is as sports mad and trophy-hungry as the rest of the continent, but...
Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr has called on his players to go all out to secure a comfortable win against SuperSport United in their CAF Confederation Cup playoff first leg on Sunday.
Gor largely held their own against Esperance in their CAF Champions League First Round clash, but after holding the Tunisian giants 0-0 at home, were defeated 1-0 in North Africa.
Kerr is keen to avoid a repeat and another near miss.
"We should not get ourselves in the same problem we had when we drew goalless against...
Managerless Kenya were defeated 3-2 by the Central African Republic in an international friendly in Marrakech on Tuesday.
The Fauves of Oubangui were held 1-1 by The Gambia last weekend, but improved against the Harambee Stars, taking the lead in the 12th minute through Foxi Kethevoama for his second of the international break.
Their lead didn't last long, however, as Eric Johanna Omondi responded almost immediately for Kenya as they looked to extend their six-game undefeated streak.
After the break,...