Harambee Stars celebrate after a resounding 5-0 victory against Seychelles in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with significant rewards.
Harambee Stars stellar performance against Seychelles in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Monday, November 20, has paved the way for the players to pocket a whopping KSh 2.5 million.
Engin Firat's men showcased their prowess on the pitch with a resounding 5-0 victory in a match that was played at Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan under floodlights.
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Michael Olunga delivered a sensational brace while Masud Juma, Rooney Onyango, and Benson Omala sealed the deal, capping off a perfect evening for Engin Firat's determined squad.
Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba was quick to confirm that the generous sum would soon find its way into the accounts of the triumphant team members.
As a show of appreciation for their remarkable performance, Ababu Namwamba expressed his delight on X, saying, "Hongera boys. Sh2.5 million pap!"
In addition to the substantial cash reward, the players will also receive a reported $200 (Ksh 30,400)daily allowance, a step that underscores the government's commitment to recognizing and rewarding excellence in sports.
Before their departure for the qualifiers, Namwamba assured the players that they had been provided with top-notch accommodations and that all their allowances and dues had been meticulously sorted.
The government even went the extra mile by chartering a private aircraft to ensure the team's seamless travel to the crucial assignments in Gabon and Côte d'Ivoire, where Seychelles was hosting their game.
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The entire nation eagerly awaits their journey through the Group 'F' of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, where they face formidable opponents like Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Burundi, and Seychelles.
While the journey has had its ups and downs, including a narrow 2-1 loss to Gabon despite taking an early lead, the resounding 5-0 victory against Seychelles has rekindled the team's hope of securing a coveted spot in the 2026 FIFA World Cup to be held in Mexico, Canada, and the United States.