Kenya U-20 team scraps camp plan amidst Cecafa hosting venue confusion


Kenya U-20 team scraps camp plan amidst Cecafa hosting venue confusion
FILE:Kenya under-20 team pose for a group photo ahead of kick off in a past match.PHOTO/Courtesy.

In Summary

  • An initial provisional squad of 36 national U20 football team players that had been named ahead of the CECAFA U20 Championships will not hit camp as scheduled.
  • This comes in the wake of a communication from the CECAFA Secretariat that host country Uganda is not ready to host the tourney.

An initial provisional squad of 36 national U-20 football team players that had been named ahead of the CECAFA U20 Championships will not hit camp as scheduled.

This comes in the wake of a communication from the CECAFA Secretariat that host country Uganda is not ready to host the tourney.

The team had initially been set to begin preparations tomorrow in Nairobi ahead of the tourney that was to be played between January 14 -27 in Uganda.

New dates for the junior regional showpiece will thus be communicated in due course.

Rising Stars Provisional Squad

Goalkeepers

Maxwell Muchesia (Mukumu High School), Kevin Ouru (Sony Sugar), Brian Odhiambo (FKF Center of Excellence), Issa Emoria (St Anthony High).

Defenders

Tom Teka (Kariobangi Sharks), Boniface Onyango (Kakamega School), Ezekiel Nyati (Unattached), Brian Wepo (Nzoia Sugar), Muthoka Maingi (Ligi Ndogo), Alphonce Omija (St John FC), Arnold Onyango (Mathare United), Alvin Ochieng (Kisumu All-Stars), Tony Castro Odhiambo (unattached), Yusuf Boya (Sunflower Sec School), Salim Badi (St Anthony High), David Leon (St Anthony High), Telvin Maina (Laiser Hill)

Midfielders

Fidel Origa, (Kariobangi Sharks), Patrick Otieno (Nzoia Sugar), John Njuguna (Ulinzi Stars), Alpha Onyango (Kakamega School), Joshua Otieno (Kakamega School), Abdulmalik Hussein (Congo Boys), Marvin Nabwire (AFC Leopards), Ronald Shichenje (Aspire Academy), Steina Musasia (AcaKoro), Jeremy Mwenda (Ligi Ndogo), Hamid Mohamed (St Peters High School), Ainea Ombonya (St Peters High School), Nicholas Omondi (Kibera Black Stars), Wisdom Nava (St Anthony High), Lucas Maina (St Anthony High), Vitalis Mukhweso (CUEA)

Forwards

Sellasie Otieno (Gor Mahia Youth), Jacob Onyango (St Anthony High), John Otieno (Kariobangi Sharks), John Mwangi (Mathare United), Musa Masika (Unattached)

Courtesy- FKF

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