Confirmed: Kenya vs Algeria starting lineups
Kenya's Harambee Stars will lock horns with Algeria in their opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cairo, Egypt.
Stars' coach Sebastien Migne has stuck with his predictable starting line-up, with Patrick Matasi starting in goal.
Philemon Otieno, Aboud Omar, Joseph Okumu and Musa Mohamed have been given defensive duties, in a traditional back four setup.
Victor Wanyama and Dennis Odhiambo will start in midfield, while Francis Kahata and Ayub Timbe tasked to trouble the wings.
Talisman Michael Olunga will lead the lines for Stars, with Eric Johanna supporting him in a more withdrawn role.
Starting Xi: Patrick Matasi (GK), Philemon Otieno, Musa Mohammed, Joseph Okumu, Aboud Omar, Dennis Odhiambo, Victor Wanyama, Francis Kahata, Eric Johanna, Ayub Timbe, Michael Olunga.
Algeria as well have their strongest side, led by Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, Sofiane Feghouli and Ismaël Bennacer.