Four Harambee Stars players test positive for Covid-19


Four Harambee Stars players test positive for Covid-19
Harambee Stars players celebrate Kenya's opening vs Zambia in an international friendly at the Nyayo National Stadium. (PHOTO/Sportpicha)

In Summary

  • Coach Ghost suffers blow as key players test positive for Covid-19, hours to the tie against Togo

Harambee Stars will on Monday evening face off with Togo in the final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifier without four key players who have tested positive for Covid-19.

The quartet is skipper Michael Olunga, defender Joash Onyango, midfielder Lawrence Juma and goalkeeper Ian Otieno.

The Stars take on Togo in Lome from 7pm, with the development having complicated coach Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee selection plans, who’s had to omit them from his starting eleven.

The development was confirmed by FKF media liaison officer Ian Manyumba.

Due to the turn of events, the four have been isolated at their hotel rooms, and did not accompany the rest of the squad to the stadium, for the match.

Harambee Stars  Starting XI

James Saruni, Daniel Sakari, Eric Ouma, Nahashon  Alembi, Clyde Senaji, Duncan Otieno,  Duke Abuya, Kevin Kimani, Cliffton Miheso, Abdallah Hassan, Masud Juma

Substitutes

Joseph Okoth,  Barara Badi, Harun Mwale, David Owino, Cliff Nyakeya, Kevin Simiyu, Elvis Rupia.

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