FKF names provisional U20 Women squad for Jordan

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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) on Thursday named a strong provisional Kenya Women National U20 squad that is scheduled to play in Middle East state Jordan in September this year.

The list that is largely dominated by High school students was drawn from a selection exercise conducted by the country’s football governing body a fortnight ago.

Harambee Startlets Captain Ann Aluoch and former Makolanders midfielder Jackline Akoth will be the team’s coaches.

Several high profile names have also been named including Starlets and Soccer Queens midfielder Corazon Aquino, Tereza Engesha (Vihiga Leeds), Diana Wacera (Mathare United) and center back Wincate Kaari who plays for reigning Kenya Women Premier League Champions (KWPL) Thika Queens.

Their inclusion brings a wealth of experience to the team and will be tasked with the responsibility of leading the rest of the team in hunt for victory if they make the final list.

Lundu Teresia who plies her trade at Nyakach girls as a midfielder and attacker Lilian Mmboga, both aged 18 years will be keen to impress the coaches as they gun for places in the final squad.

The federation indicated that further details concerning the time of reporting and venue where the squad will undertake its preparations ahead of the Jordan assignment will be communicated in due course.


Goalkeepers: Diana Tembesi, Judith Osimbo, Regina Shehe, Lillian Awuor.

Defenders: Lucy Okoth Achieng, Samimu Nabutwa,Wincate Kaari, Leah Cherotich, Christine Awuor, Vivian Nasaka, Khakasa Maureen.

Midfielders: Cynthia Akinyi, Lundu Teresia, Corazon Aquino Dora Achieng, Sheril Angach, Amunyolete Martha.

Attackers: Rachael Mwema, Sharon Adhiambo, Cynthia Shilwatso, Diana Wacera, Christine Kiratu, Tereza Engesha, Lilian Mmboga, Mercy Airo.

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Story By Geoffrey Mwamburi
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