Wamalwa to lead the line as Stars chase for CECAFA bronze


Wamalwa to lead the line as Stars chase for CECAFA bronze
Kenya's Oscar Wamalwa attempts to shiedl the ball from an Eritrean marker in a Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup. Kenya lost 1-4

In Summary

  • Harambee Stars head coach Francis Kiamnzi has kept faith in Western Stima custodian Samuel Odhiambo to man the goalposts as Kenya seek bronze in a Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup third-place playoff against Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro Stars this afternoon in Kampala.
  • At the same time red-hot Ulinzi Stars striker Oscar Wamalwa who has so far scored three goals in the tourney will lead the line, assisted by roving Hassan Abdallah of Bandari.

Harambee Stars head coach Francis Kimanzi  has made two changes to the squad that suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat to Eritrea in the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup  semis clash bringing in Moses Mudavadi and Anthony Wambani for Roy Okal and Kevin Kimani respectively as he named his squad to tackle Tanzania in a third-place playoff match this afternoon.

The Dutch trained Kimanzi has in the meantime kept faith in Western Stima custodian Samuel Odhiambo to man the goalposts while red-hot Ulinzi Stars striker Oscar Wamalwa who has so far scored three goals in the tourney will lead the line, assisted by roving Hassan Abdallah of Bandari.

In midfield, Gor Mahia’s Kenneth Muguna will be relied upon together with Lawrence Juma to quell the Kilimanjaro Stars.

The match kicks off at 1pm at the Lugogo KCCA Grounds in Kampala, with Kenya seeking bronze.

Starting XI

  1. Samuel Odhiambo, 2. Samuel Olwande, 16. David Owino, 5. Johnstone Omurwa, 4. Joash Onyango, 8. Lawrence Juma, 17. Moses Mudavadi, 14. Anthony Wambani, 10.Kenneth Muguna, 9. Oscar Wamalwa, 20. Hassan Abdallah

Substitutes

  1. Timothy Odhiambo, 6. Andrew Juma, 19. Daniel Sakari, 12.Roy Okal, 7. Musa Masika, 3. Cliffton Miheso, 15. Kevin Kimani, 13. Whyvone Isuza, 11. Timothy Otieno

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