The coach has been working with gamers from the native league forward of the Afcon qualifiers in opposition to Egypt and Togo later within the month
Harambee Stars head coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee has dismissed the notion foreign-based gamers are higher than their native counterparts.
The Cecafa-winning coach additionally addressed the difficulty of whether or not the foreign-based gamers can have computerized first-team positions reserved for them. He has been working with 27 gamers in camp and performed in opposition to South Sudan earlier than the upcoming two video games in opposition to Tanzania.
“Now we have so many foreign-based gamers knocking on the Harambee Stars door however to begin with, we have now to respect our league earlier than wanting exterior,” Mulee stated in an interview with Purpose .
“I don’t consider within the notion that foreign-based gamers are higher than the native lads. What I consider in is that each participant given an equal likelihood can carry out for this nation.”
Mulee additionally defined why Harambee Stars’ delayed objective in opposition to South Sudan on Saturday shouldn’t be a supply of fear.
The Vibrant Stars saved the Kenyan facet at bay for the higher a part of the sport till when Elvis Rupia scored within the 75th minute after connecting to a cross from Dabnson Chetambe.
Based on Mulee, the time when the objective is scored shouldn’t be a fear however what ought to be counted as optimistic is the actual fact they acquired a objective and received the pleasant at Nyayo Stadium.
“In soccer, you may rating within the first minute and you’ll rating within the 90th minute and it does probably not matter once you rating,” he defined.
“What’s necessary is; did one get a objective and a win from the sport? Crucial factor is to get a optimistic outcome and never whether or not it took too lengthy to attain that.”
The previous Tusker head coach added that the friendlies will not be solely meant to arrange the gamers for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers however are additionally preparations for future tournaments and World Cup qualifiers.
“The three video games are a very good factor to guage the native gamers and see who is prepared for the qualifiers,” he concluded. “I’m pleased with the federation for organising these friendlies and as a coach, I’m taking a look at who can do what on the high stage and the primary sport has proven us rather a lot and the remaining video games can even present us rather a lot.
“Now we have the Cecafa event arising, the World Cup qualifiers after the Afcon ones are additionally awaiting us and with these video games, you’ll know which gamers are prepared.”
Kenya will play Tanzania on Monday and on March 18 in Nairobi.