Okumbi calls up 26 players for Angola tie

Okumbi calls up 26 players for Angola tie

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Nairobi, Kenya: National men’s soccer team Harambee Star’s head coach Stanley Okumbi has summoned 26 players to report to camp ahead of their friendly match against Angola slated for June 4 at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos.

Kenyan Premier League top scorer Stephen Waruru of Ulinzi Stars who has netted six goals this campaign is among the new faces in the team, with league leaders Gor Mahia producing the highest number of five players.

The match that will engage only local based players is part of the preparations for the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers where Stars will kick off with the duel against Sierra Leone on June 10.

Summoned players are expected to report to camp on May 28 at the Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos.

The Squad

Goalkeepers

Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), James Saruni (Ulinzi Stars), Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers)

Defenders

Bolton Omwenga (Kariobangi Sharks), Haron Shakava (Gor Mahia), Titus Achesa (Posta Rangers), Jockins Otieno Atudo (Posta Rangers), Mayeko Musa Mohammed (Gor Mahia), Pascal Ogweno (Kariobangi Sharks), Robinson Mwangi Kamura (AFC Leopards), Simon Mbugua (Posta Rangers), Wilkison Marlon Tangauzi (Tusker)

Midfielders

Ovella Ochieng (Kariobangi Sharks), Daniel Waweru (Ulinzi Stars), Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards), Ernest Wendo (Gor Mahia), Jackson Macharia (Tusker), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia), Samuel Onyango (Ulinzi Stars), Stephen Waruru (Ulinzi Stars), Victor Majid (Chemelil Sugar)

Forwards

Boniface Muchiri (Sony Sugar), Daniel Mwaura (Mathare United), Joseph Waithera (Wazito FC), Masita Masuta (Nzoia Sugar), Masoud Musa (Kariobangi Sharks)

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