Kenya roped in replacement for South Africa in Intercontinental Cup

Vastavam web: Kenya have been roped in as a replacement for South Africa in the forthcoming Hero Intercontinental Cup after the South African Football Federation expressed its inability to participate in the four-nation tournament.Besides Kenya from the CAF region, the Intercontinental Cup, which will kick off at the Mumbai Football Arena on June 1, will have representation in the form of New Zealand from the Oceania region, and Chinese Taipei from the AFC region.The tournament is being organised to strengthen India’s preparation for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, the county’s second qualification to the continental championship in eight years and fourth overall, the last being in Doha 2011.