Monday, April 21, 2014

Kenya invites 25 home-based players ahead of Super Eagles clash

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 Kenya and Nigeria will meet for the second leg of the 2014 world cup qualifying match.

The Harambee Stars head coach, Adel Amrouche, has released a list of 25 Kenyan-based players to start preparations earnestly for the return leg World Cup qualifying match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.

The Kenyans, who were close to stealing a famous victory over Nigeria in the first leg at the UJ Eusene Stadium in Calabar, are quick to get down to business as they plan to shock the Africa Champions in the return leg in Nairobi in June.

Some new entrants to the Kenya senior team were included in the 25-man list released on Tuesday.

They include Sony’s Ben Baraza, Chemelil’s Daniel Murage and Thika United’s Kennedy Otieno and David Kingatua.
The team will report to camp on Saturday 27 April, in preparation for the 5 June match, to be played in Nairobi, Kenya.

Full list

Goalkeepers: Duncan Ochieng (Sofapaka FC), Martin Musalia (AFC Leopards), Jerim Onyango (Gor Mahia), Wilson Oburu (Bandari FC)
Defenders: David Ochieng (Tusker FC), Mulinge Ndeto (Ulinzi Stars), Benedict Owuor, Abdulatif Omar (Bandari FC), Lloyd Wahome (Mathare United), Musa Mohammed (Gor Mahia), Joseph Shikokoti (Tusker FC)

Midfielders/ forwards: George Owino (SofapakaFC), Patillah Omoto (AFC Leopards), Ali Bhai, Peter Opiyo (Tusker FC), David Mwaura, David Kingatua (Thika United), Francis Kahata (Thika United), Ben Baraza (SoNy Sugar FC), Rama Salim (Gor Mahia), Kennedy Otieno (Thika United), Jacob Keli (KCB FC), Ismail Dunga (Tusker FC), Daniel Mutahi Murage(Chemelil Sugar FC)

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