Masud handed recall in Stars squad to face Ghana


National Football Team Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne Jesse Were during team's training morning session ...
National Football Team Harambee Stars coach Sebastian Migne Jesse Were during team's training morning session at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies on August 05, 2018. Kenya is preparing ahead of their AFCON qualifier match against Ghana on September 8, 2018 at the Kasarani Stadium. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha

In Summary

  • Harambee Stars coach Sébastien Migne has named a 24-man provisional squad for Kenya’s final Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying match against Ghana
  • Former Kariobangi Sharks star Masud Juma who recently signed for Libyan side Al Nasr has made a return to the team that also features two debutants, David Sessay, and Christopher Mbamba, who ply their trade in England and Sweden respectively

Harambee Stars coach Sébastien Migne has named a 24-man provisional squad for Kenya’s final Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying match against Ghana.

Former Kariobangi Sharks star Masud Juma who recently signed for Libyan side Al Nasr has made a return to the team that also features two debutants, David Sessay, and Christopher Mbamba, who ply their trade in England and Sweden respectively.

Duke Abuya (Kariobangi Sharks) and Faruk Shikalo (Bandari), have also gotten the coach’s nod.

Coach Migné has further named an additional five reserve players as a precautionary measure, who may be called upon to replace any of the 24 players in camp if need be.

The team is set to hit camp on March 17, 2019, in Nairobi ahead of the Ghana match which has been slated for March 23, 2019, in Accra.

 

Provisional Squad
Goalkeepers
Patrick Matasi (St Georges, Ethiopia), Farouk Shikalo (Bandari), John Oyemba (Kariobangi Sharks)

Defenders
Erick Ouma (Vasalund, Sweden), Musa Mohammed (Nkana FC, Zambia), David Owino (Zesco, Zambia), Brian Mandela (Maritzburg, South Africa), David Sessay (Crawley Town, England), Philemon Otieno (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Benard Ochieng (Vihiga United, Kenya), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia, Kenya)

Midfielders
Erick Johanna (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden), Johanna Omollo (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Ismael Gonzales (UD Las Palmas B, Spain), Paul Were (Trikala, Greece), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Christopher Tangen Mbamba (Oskarshamns, Sweden), Dennis Odhiambo (Sofapaka, Kenya), Anthony Akumu (Zesco, Zambia)

Forwards
Michael Olunga (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan), Duke Abuya (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya), Cliff Nyakeya (Mathare United, Kenya), Masud Juma (Al Nasr, Libya),

Reserve Players
Abdallah Hassan (Bandari FC, Kenya), Allan Wanga (Kakamega HomeBoyz, Kenya), Nicholas Kipkirui (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Roy Okal (Mathare United, Kenya), Cliffton Miheso (Club Olimpico Montijo, Portugal

-Report by FKF

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