Kenya women's hockey squad to Birmingham named

Kenya women's hockey squad to Birmingham named

The Kenya Hockey Union has named an 18 player squad that will represent the country in the women’s hockey competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

The Kenya Hockey Union has named an 18 player squad that will represent the country in the women’s hockey competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. An additional 7 players have been placed on standby as the team heads into residential camp at Kasarani.

Kenya will open her campaign July 29 against defending champions New Zealand, before taking on 2014 winners Australia then play Scotland and wrap up with an all-African affair against South Africa.

This is the first time that Kenya will be competing at the Games that is scheduled to start July 28-August 8 with women’s hockey being played from July 29 to August 7 when the final will be played

Goalkeepers: Okore Quinter, Adhiambo Millicent

Defenders: Mbugua Beatrice, Lynn Mumbi, Onyango Vivian, Anjao Joan

Midfielders: Owiti Maureen (Defender/ Midfielder), Mutiva Flavian (Utility), Guchu Caroline (Utility/Midfielder), Kipsang Tamunai

Forwards: Okumu Maureen (Midfielder/Forward), Owiti Alice (Midfielder/Forward), Eleanor Chebet (Midfielder/Forward), Okumu Gilly (Midfielder/Forward), Onsare Jeriah, Odhiambo Nichole, Bwire Akoth Grace, Kemunto Naomi

Reserves

Midfielders: Karanja Tracy, Ochieng Gaudencia, Jemutai Elsie

Forwards: Opondo Aurelia, Kuira Rhoda (Midfielders/Forward)

Defender: Akoth Beverly

GoalKeeper: Wabomba Maroline

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