Kenya cricket coach Mike Hesson has resigned only ten months into his two-year contract citing security concerns.
The 37-year-old New Zealander says they've been directly and indirectly affected by a number of security related incidents in recent weeks and his family has to come first.
Hesson will still be in charge when Kenya hosts Namibia in a four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup qualifier next month, which will also include two one-day internationals and two unofficial Twenty20 matches.
The former Otago coach was once shortlisted for the role as manager of the Black Caps, and may loom as a contender to replace coach John Wright in August.
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