The first round of World Cup Qualifiers starts for Group F with Gabon and Kenya. These two teams will step into the field hoping to find a place between the ones that get qualified to compete in the World Cup 2026. Will the Harambee Stars be able to defeat the Panthers, or they would be left overwhelmed by the sheer speed of their opponents? We shall soon find out after the Gabon vs Kenya Live Stream starts.
How to Watch Gabon vs Kenya Live, Time, and Date
In the upcoming clash between Gabon and Kenya, both teams are looking to build on recent friendly encounters that ended in draws. Gabon enters the match following a 1-1 draw against Guinea last month in an international friendly. The deadlock was broken by Stuttgart forward Serhou Guirassy in the 35th minute, but Aaron Boupendza leveled the game from the spot just past the hour-mark, securing a draw for Gabon.
Similarly, Kenya shared the spoils in their last game, a 2-2 friendly draw against Russia. Aleksandr Sobolev opened the scoring for Russia in the eighth minute, but Anthony Akumu and Masoud Juma netted first-half goals for Kenya, putting them ahead at halftime. Ivan Oblyakov came off the bench to score the equalizer just five minutes after his introduction, sealing the 2-2 draw with one minute to go.
As Kenya shifts its focus back to competitive action, it find itself in Group F alongside Gabon, Seychelles, Burundi, Gambia, and Ivory Coast, aiming to qualify for their maiden FIFA World Cup.
This matchup marks the fourth meeting between Gabon and Kenya, with Gabon currently leading 2-1. Their most recent encounter was in March 2001, resulting in a 1-1 draw in a 2002 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Notably, four of Gabon’s last five games have seen under 2.5 goals, while Kenya has witnessed more goals scored in the first half than the second in their last five games. Additionally, five of Gabon’s last six competitive matches have featured at least one side failing to find the back of the net, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the forthcoming clash.
Gabon vs Kenya Live Stream Info & Links
Gabon vs Kenya Live Stream will start on November 16, 2023, at 16:00 UTC. The match will be held at the home ground of Gabon which is Stade de Franceville.
Prepare for an electrifying showdown! We strongly advise exploring your preferred streaming platform well in advance of kick-off. This proactive step affords you precious time to choose the ideal subscription plan tailored to your distinct preferences. Brace yourself for a front-row seat and don’t let the excitement slip away – ensure you’re part of the action!