Wanyama, Olunga to lead the Kenyan cast ahead of Uganda, DRC friendlies

Kenya’s upcoming friendly matches:

  • 23rd March: Kenya Vs Uganda
  • 26th March: Kenya Vs DRC
  • At Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.
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Action from the last international build up between Uganda Cranes and Kenya Harambe Stars held at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. The game ended goal-less

Kenya’s head coach Stanley Okumbi summoned 30 players that will be used for their international friendlies against Uganda and DRC.

The Harambe Stars face Uganda on Thursday 23rd March 2017 before taking on DR Congo three days later.

Both matches shall be played at the Kenyatta stadium in Machakos.

Tottenham Hotspurs’ midfielder Victor Wanyama will lead the cast of 10 other foreign based players on the team.

The others are Abud Omar (Slava Sofia, Bulgaria), Anthony Akumu (Zesco, Zambia), David Ochieng (New York Cosmos, USA), Erick Ouma (FC Kolkheti, Georgia), Jesse Were (Zesco, Zambia), Johanna Omollo (Royal Antwerp, Belgium), Ayub Timbe (Beijing Renhe, China), David Owino (Zesco, Zambia), Michael Olunga (Guizhou Zhicheng, China) and Brian Mandela (Maritzburg, South Africa).

Meanwhile, Uganda Cranes departed for Nairobi on Tuesday morning.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: David Okello (Tusker), Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers)

Defenders: David Mwangi (Mathare United), Eugene Asike (Tusker), Jockins Atudo (Posta Rangers), Maurice Ojwang (Western Stima), Musa Mohammed (Gor Mahia), Robinson Kamura (AFC Leopards), Sammy Meja (Thika United), Simon Mbugua (Posta Rangers), Abud Omar (Slava Sofia, Bulgaria), David Ochieng (New York Cosmos, USA), Erick Ouma (FC Kolkheti, Georgia), David Owino (Zesco, Zambia), Brian Mandela (Maritzburg, South Africa)

Midfielders: Amos Asembeka (Sony Sugar), Benard Mang’oli (AFC Leopards), Erick  Johanna (Un-attached), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), Humphrey Mieno (Tusker FC), Joseph Kuria (Posta Rangers), Kenneth  Muguna (Gor Mahia), Noah Wafula (Tusker FC), Ochieng  Ovella (Kariobangi Sharks), Osborne Monday (Kariobangi Sharks), Samuel Onyango (Ulinzi Stars), Whyvonne Isuza (AFC Leopards), Anthony Akumu (Zesco, Zambia), Johanna Omollo (Royal Antwerp, Belgium), Ayub Timbe (Beijing Renhe, China), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England).

Strikers: Jeremiah Wanjala (Kakamega Homeboyz), Mark Makwatta (Ulinzi Stars) and Vincent Oburu, Jesse Were (Zesco, Zambia), Michael Olunga (Guizhou Zhicheng, China)