Makwatta back as Kimanzi names Harambee Stars' squad for AFCON Qualifiers
Coach Francis Kimanzi has named his provisional squad ahead of the AFCON Qualifiers set for November
AFC Leopards' forward John Mark Makwatta's recent impeccable form has seen him earn a return to the national soccer team Harambee Stars as coach Francis Kimanzi named his provisional squad ahead of the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers set for November.
After a brief foreign stint in Zambia and the Arab World, Makwata has returned to impress in the Kenyan Premier league and is currently the leading scorer, his recent being a brace against Sofapaka.
In his squad , Coach Kimanzi has also recalled keeper Patrick Matasi who missed in the team's previous friendly match against Mozambique, a match Kenya lost 1-0 at Kasarani in Nairobi.
The team kicks off non-residential training on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, in Nairobi. Stars will face Egypt on November 14, in Cairo, and Togo on November 19, 2019, at the MISC Kasarani.
Goalkeepers: Patrick Matasi (St. George SC, Ethiopia), Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars, Kenya), Ian Otieno (Red Arrows, Zambia)
Defenders: Johnstone Omurwa (Wazito, Kenya), Harun Shakava (Nkana, Zambia), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Daniel Sakari (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya), Hillary Wandera (Tusker, Kenya), Erick Ouma (Vasalunds IF, Sweden), Joseph Okumu (IF Elfsborg, Sweden), Samuel Olwande (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya)
Midfielders: Teddy Akumu (Zesco United, Zambia), Johanna Omollo (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Ayub Timbe (Beijing Renhe, China), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), Boniface Muchiri (Tusker, Kenya), Lawrence Juma (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Cliff Nyakeya (FC Masr, Egypt), Erick Johanna Omondi (IF Brommapojkarma, Sweden), Whyvone Isuza (AFC Leopards, Kenya)
Forwards: Michael Olunga (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan), Jesse Were (Zesco United, Zambia), John Avire (Sofapaka, Kenya), John Mark Makwatta (AFC Leopards, Kenya.