Harambee Stars step up preps ahead of S. Sudan friendly


Harambee Stars step up preps ahead of S. Sudan friendly
Harambee Stars players in training at Nyayo National Stadium. (PHOTO/FKF Media)

In Summary

  • After the first friendly against South Sudan on Saturday, Stars will host Tanzania in back-to-back matches on March 15, 2021 (Nyayo Stadium) and March 18, 2021 (MISC Kasarani)
  • The team will then host Egypt on March 22, 2021, before traveling to Togo for the 2020 Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying rounds on March 30, 2021

Harambee Stars kicked off its residential training on Thursday ahead of the upcoming international friendly against South Sudan on Saturday, at the Nyayo Stadium.

All local-based players initially called up have checked in apart from the Kariobangi Sharks players Samuel Olwande, Bonface Onyango, Daniel Sakari, James Mazembe, and Erick Kapaito who missed the session due to club assignments in the FKF Premier League.

After the first friendly against South Sudan on Saturday, Stars will host Tanzania in back-to-back matches on March 15 (Nyayo Stadium) and March 18 (MISC Kasarani).

The team will then host Egypt on March 22 before traveling to Togo for the 2020 Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying rounds on March 30.

These matches will be used as build-up matches towards the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers that get underway in June 2021.

 

PROVISIONAL SQUAD

Goalkeepers: Brian Bwire (Kariobangi Sharks), James Saruni (Ulinzi Stars), Joseph Okoth (KCB), Peter Odhiambo (Wazito), Sam Adisa (Bidco).

Defenders: Johnstone Omurwa (Wazito), Michael Kibwage (Sofapaka), Samuel Olwande (Kariobangi Sharks), Nahashon Alambi (KCB), Bonface Onyango (Kariobangi Sharks), David Owino (KCB), Daniel Sakari (Kariobangi Sharks), Baraka Badi (KCB)

Midfielders: Lawrence Juma (Sofapaka), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia), Collins Shichenje (AFC Leopards), Micheal Mutinda (KCB), Musa Masika (Wazito), John Macharia (Gor Mahia), Reagan Otieno (KCB), James Mazembe (Kariobangi Sharks), Oliver Maloba (Nairobi City Stars), Bonface Muchiri (Tusker), Kevin Kimani (Wazito), Abdalla Hassan (Bandari)

Forwards: Erick Kapaito (Kariobangi Sharks), Elvis Rupia (AFC Leopards), Henry Meja (Tusker), Benson Omalla (Gor Mahia)

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