Kenya’s Rising Stars in Uganda for CECAFA


Kenya's Rising Stars in Uganda for CECAFA
Rising Stars defender Tom Teka in action during the team's final training session ahead of their departure to Uganda for the upcoming CECAFA Championships. (PHOTO/FKF Media)

In Summary

  • The Kenya Under-20 National team, Rising Stars, safely arrived in Jinja, Uganda on Thursday ahead of their CECAFA campaign
  • The team held a light training session on Thursday evening ahead of the junior regional showpiece that will be played between September 21 and October 5

The Kenya Under-20 National team, Rising Stars, safely arrived in Jinja, Uganda on Thursday ahead of their CECAFA campaign.

The team held a light training session on Thursday evening ahead of the junior regional showpiece that will be played between September 21 and October 5, 2019.

Kenya has been pooled in Group B alongside Ethiopia, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Uganda, Sudan, Eritrea, and Djibouti make up Group A while Burundi, South Sudan, and Somalia constitute Group C.

The Rising Stars will face Zanzibar, Tanzania, and Ethiopia on September 22, 24 and 26, 2019 respectively, in their scheduled Group B matches.

The top three teams from Group A and B will join the top two from Group C in the quarterfinals.

 

Final Squad

Goalkeepers

Brian Bwire (Kariobangi Sharks), Bixente Otieno (Wazito)

Defenders: Alphonce Otieno (Gor Mahia), Alvin Ochieng (Kisumu All-Stars), Brian Wepo (Nzoia Sugar), Boniface Mwangemi (Dagoretti High School), John Otieno (Kakamega Homeboyz), Tom Teka (Kariobangi Sharks)

Midfielders: Joshua Nyatini (Wazito), Fidel Origa (Western Stima), Musa Masika (Wazito), John Njuguna (Ulinzi Stars), Peter Oudo (Kariobangi Sharks), Austin Ochieng (AFC Leopards), Steve Otieno (Kisumu All-Stars), Chris Owino (FC Talanta)

Forwards: Sydney Lokale (Kariobangi Sharks), Benson Omala (Western Stima), Ronald Shichenje (Aspire Academy), Patrick Otieno (Kariobangi Sharks)

 

Group A: Uganda, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti

Group B: Kenya, Ethiopia, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Group C: Burundi, South Sudan, Somalia

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