Williamson upbeat head of Cape Verde tie, tips youngsters to mature

Williamson upbeat head of Cape Verde tie, tips youngsters to mature

Williamson upbeat head of Cape Verde tie, tips youngsters to mature

Bobby Williamson

Harambee Stars coach Bobby Williamson is upbeat that his boys can do well in both legs of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde and book a slot to the group stages.

The Scot is also banking on his strikers to score goals in the two- legged match even as he released a 33-man squad with six rookie forwards.

The team report to camp next Thursday

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), Arnold Origi (Lillestrome, Norway) Ian Otieno (Posta Rangers) and David Okello (Sofapaka)

Defenders: Harun Shakava, Musa Mohamed (Gor Mahia), Edwin Wafula (AFC Leopards) Brian Birgen,Omar Mbongi   Ulinzi Stars) Abdultiff Omar (Bandari FC), David Ochieng’ (Unattached), Brian Mandela (Maritzburg United, South Africa), David Owino (Zesco United, South Africa).

Midfielders: Kevin Kimani (Tusker FC) John Ndirangu (Nakuru AllStars) John Nairuka, Kevin Amwayi (Ulinzi Stars), Ayub Timbe (Lierse SK, Belgium) Bernard Mang’oli (AFC Leopards) Victor Wanyama (Southampton, England) Anthony Akumu (Al Khartoum, Sudan)  Johanna Omollo (Royal Antwerp, Belgium), Eric Johanna (Mathare United) Innocent Wafula (Gor Mahia), Christian Bwamy (Follo FK, Norway) .

Strikers: Calvince Omanga (Palos FC), Peter Nzuki (Nakumatt FC), Mark Bikokwa Baraza (Nzoia United), Chrispinus Onyango (KCB), Meshack Karani (Chemelil Sugar), Michael Olunga (Gor Mahia), Allan Wanga (Azam FC, Tanzania),Ken Maritim ( Ligi Ndogo) and Nicholas Kipkirui ( Zoo Kericho).

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