FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CAF

Kenya vs Ivory Coast, 2026 World Cup Qualifying - CAF, Group Stage

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Kenya are hosting Ivory Coast at Bingu National Stadium, Lilongwe, Malawi, starting on . The match is a part of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CAF.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Kenya 0, Côte d'Ivoire 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Kenya 0, Côte d'Ivoire 0.
  • 53': Jérémie Boga (Côte d'Ivoire) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61': Substitution, Côte d'Ivoire. Evann Guessand replaces Emmanuel Latte Lath.
  • 61': Substitution, Côte d'Ivoire. Oumar Diakité replaces Jérémie Boga.
  • 66': Substitution, Kenya. Duke Abuya replaces Kenneth Muguna.
  • 77': Substitution, Côte d'Ivoire. Jean Seri replaces Lazare Amani.
  • 79': Substitution, Kenya. Chrispine Otieno replaces Timothy Ouma.
  • 88': Substitution, Côte d'Ivoire. Mohamed Diomande replaces Simon Adingra.
  • 88': Substitution, Côte d'Ivoire. Nicolas Pépé replaces Franck Kessié.
  • 90'+1': Substitution, Kenya. Clyde Senaji replaces Richard Odada.
  • 90'+5': Second Half ends, Kenya 0, Côte d'Ivoire 0.
  • 0': Match ends, Kenya 0, Côte d'Ivoire 0.

Game Information

Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CAF

Venue: Bingu National Stadium
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Attendance: 6,000

WCQ - CAF Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Ivory Coast 4 +12 10
2 Gabon 4 +2 9
3 Burundi 4 +2 7
4 Kenya 4 +4 5
Full Table

Line-Ups

KEN Kenya (4-3-3)

No. Name
18 Patrick Matasi (GK)
15 Daniel Anyembe
4 Johnstone Omurwa
3 Aboud Omar
5 Alphonce Omija
6 Teddy Akumu
10 Kenneth Muguna
12 Richard Odada
14 Michael Olunga
22 Timothy Ouma
16 Rooney Onyango

CIV Ivory Coast (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Yahia Fofana (GK)
21 Evan Ndicka
12 Willy Boly
3 Ghislain Konan
5 Wilfried Singo
8 Franck Kessié
6 Seko Fofana
15 Lazare Amani
9 Emmanuel Latte Lath
10 Simon Adingra
13 Jérémie Boga Yellow Card

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