Harambee Starlets off to Zimbabwe for COSAFA Tourney
Kenya's women soccer team , Harambee Starslets /File Photo
Kenya's Harambee Starlets are expected to depart Nairobi on Monday for an invitational COSAFA tournament which is set begin on 13th to 24th September in Zimbabwe.
The team's technical bench has named a 20 member traveling squad that will be without key payers including Mary Kinuthia, Christine Nafula, Jacky Ogol, Sharon Bushenei, Elizabeth Ambogo, Irene Ogutu and Vivian Akinyi.
However the presence of key stars in the team including the striking duo of Neddy Atrieno and Mwanahalima Adam is expected to light up the team's attack force as they line up in Pool B that also features Mozambique, Swaziland and Mauritius.
Group A : Zimbabwe, Madagascar , Zambia , Malawi
Group B: Mozambique, Swaziland, Kenya,Mauritius
Group C: Zamibia , South Africa , Botswana , Lesotho
Goalkeepers: Monicah Karambu (Thika), Pauline Atieno (Makolanders), Jeniffer Adhiambo (Mathare United)
Defenders: Wendy Achieng (Spedag), Dorcas Shikobe (Oserian),Doris Anyango (Spedag), Lillian Adera (Vihiga Queens), Juliet Auma (Thika Queens), Esther Nandika (Soccer Queens) Pauline Musungu(Vihiga Leeds).
Midfielders: Carolyne Anyango (Spedag), Cheris Avilia (Spedag), Florence Awino (Gaspo), Caroline Kiget(Thika Queens)
Strikers: Neddy Atieno (Makolanders), Lucy Mukhwana (Makolanders), Phoebe Oketch (Vihiga Queens), Janet Moraa (Nyamira Starlets), Mwanahalima Adam (Mombasa Olympic),Mercy Achieng (Thika Queens)