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Kenya Harlequins attracts foreign coaches

Former Kenya Cup champions Kenya Harlequins are set to unveil their new head coach following the exit of Dominique Habimana

In line to succeed Habimana are two South Africans and a Belgian according club’s chairman Michael Wanjala who failed to name them.

Wanjala disclosed that they are through with the vetting and interviewing process and the new coach will be unveiled before the end of next week.

Wanjala said the circumstances under which Habimana worked in were difficult for him to make it within that period

Habimana took charge in September last year, replacing Charles Cardovillis then Quins failed to reach the playoffs, finishing ninth and two places above relegation with 27 points drawn from 11 loses and five wins.

The 2019/20 season’s playoff have been halted owing to Covid-19 pandemic. Whether the season will continue to the end remains to be seen.

Habimana was part of Harlequin’s coaching side that won the Kenya Cup in 2008 and Kenya Cup three times in 2010, 2011, 2012.

Habimana later moved to Nakuru where he won the 2014 Kenya Cup and Enterprise Cup double.

Habimana was the Kenya Simbas’ forward coach between 2012 – 2013 and 2015 -2018.

During his time, he won the CAR Gold Cup in 2013 and the Elgon Cup four times (2013, 2016, 2017, 2018).

Additional information: Daily Nation

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