Rising Stars squad for CECAFA U20 Championships named


Rising Stars squad for CECAFA U20 Championships named
Kenya Under 20 coach Stanley Okumbi. (PHOTO/FKF Media)

In Summary

  • Kenya U20 National team coach Stanley Okumbi has named the squad for the upcoming CECAFA U20 Championships, to be played from Sunday, November 22, to December 2, 2020, in Arusha, Tanzania
  • The team primarily includes players who played for the Kenya U17 team at the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations Qualifiers, and the Union of North African Federations (UNAF) U17 tournament in Egypt in 2019

Kenya U20 National team coach Stanley Okumbi has named the squad for the upcoming CECAFA U20 Championships, to be played from Sunday, November 22, to December 2, 2020, in Arusha, Tanzania.

The team primarily includes players who played for the Kenya U17 team at the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations Qualifiers, and the Union of North African Federations (UNAF) U17 tournament in Egypt in 2019.

Among them are Maxwell Mulili, Bixente Otieno, Boniface Mwangemi, Alphonse Omija, Kevintom Machika, and Nicholas Omondi.

Also included in the squad are Chapa Dimba na Safaricom hotshots Enoch Wanyama and Benson Omala.

The Rising Stars have been pooled in Group C of the tournament alongside Ethiopia and Sudan of the regional showpiece.

Rising Stars Squad

Goalkeepers

Maxwell Mulili, Bixente Otieno, Brian Opondo

Defenders

Boniface Mwangemi, Wardfine Akhatsika, Kelvin Mose, Alphonse Omija, Frank Odhiambo, Lewis Bandi, Fredrick Alushula, Kayci Odhiambo.

Midfielders

Steiner Musasia, Nicholas Omondi, Enoch Wanyama, Ronald Reagan, Alphonse Washe, Mathew Mwendwa, Simon Omondi, Andre Kalama, Danson Kiprono, Ian Simiyu, Austine Odhiambo, Mwakio Kisaka.

Forwards

Benson Omala, Kevinton Machika, Henry Meja, Sellasie Otieno.

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