Olunga set to spearhead Stars attack against Ghana


Harambee Stars players celebrate Eric Johanna's goal against Mozambique during their International friendly match at ...
Harambee Stars players celebrate Eric Johanna's goal against Mozambique during their International friendly match at the Safaricom Stadium Kasarani on November 12, 2016. Photo/Stafford Ondego/www.sportpicha.com

In Summary

  • Lanky striker Michael Olunga has been picked by coach Sebastian Migne to lead Harambee Stars onslaught against Ghana's Black Stars in an African Cup of Nations qualifier that kicks off at 4pm at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Lanky striker Michael Olunga has been picked by coach Sebastian Migne to lead Harambee Stars onslaught against Ghana’s Black Stars in an African Cup of Nations qualifier that kicks off at 4pm at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Goalie Patrick Matasi will man the sticks and will be guarded by a back-four consisting of Aboud Omar, Philemon Otieno, Joash Onyango and Musa Mohamed while Denis Odhiambo, Ismael Gonzalez, Francis Kahata and Eric Johanna will pull the  strings in  midfield, feeding Olunga and Ovella Ochieng upfront in a 4-4-2 formation.

Kenya Starting XI

Patrick Matasi (GK), Abud Omar, Philemon Otieno, Joash Onyango, Musa Mohammed, Ismael Gonzalez, Dennis Odhiambo, Francis Kahata, Eric Johanna, Ovella Ochieng, Michael Olunga.

Substitutes

Faruk Shikalo (GK), Eric Ouma, David Ochieng, Jockins Atudo, Anthony Akumu, Pistone Mutamba, Jesse Were

Ghana Starting XI

1. Richard Ofori 12. Andy Yiadom 4. Dan Opare 3. Nicholas Opoku 18. Daniel Amartey 6. Afriyie Acquah 8. Ebenezer Ofori 7. Christian Atsu 14. Edwin Gyasi 5. Thomas Partey 9. Majeed Waris

Substitutes

Lawrence Ati, Harrison Afful, Kwadwo Asamoah, Isaac Sackey, William Owusu, Raphael Dwamena, Rashid Sumaila

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