June 13, 2024

Harambee Starlets hit camp ahead of Cameroon fixture

Harambee Starlets hit camp ahead of Cameroon fixture
Quinter Owiti (Red) and Mercyline Anyango (Black Bib)

Should Harambee Starlets be the aggregate winners of the two-legged qualifier, they will face either Gabon or Botswana in the second round, between November 27 and December 5, 2023.

The Kenya Women’s National team, Harambee Starlets on Sunday, September 10, 2023, kicked off preparations for their upcoming two-legged 2024 Women Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) qualifiers against Cameroon.

16 players have so far checked into camp with the rest of the squad expected in camp later in the week.

The team is set to depart for Cameroon on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, ahead of their first leg match set to be played on Friday, September 22, 2023, in Yaoundé. Starlets will fly back home on Saturday, September 23, 2023, in time for their second leg match on September 26, 2023.

Should Harambee Starlets be the aggregate winners of the two-legged qualifier, they will face either Gabon or Botswana in the second round, between November 27 and December 5, 2023.

The victor of the second round will secure automatic qualification for the 2024 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, to be hosted in Morocco.


The qualifiers will mark Harambee Starlets’ return to CAF Competitions after Kenya’s lengthy suspension by FIFA from football.

Provisional Squad
Goalkeepers
Valentine Khwaka (Kenya Police Bullets FC), Annedy Kundu (Ness Atromitou FC), Caroline Rufa (Simba Queens)

Defenders
Christine Awuor (Zetech Sparks), Lavender Atieno Okeyo (Kenya Police Bullets FC), Phoebe Owiti (Vihiga Queens), Dorcas Shikobe (Sirines of Grevena), Enez Mango (Farul Constanta), Wincate Kaari (Yanga Princess), Ruth Ingosi (Simba Queens), Vivian Nasaka (Hakkarigucuspor), Quinter Owiti (Kenya Police Bullets FC), Janet Moraa (Vihiga Queens).

Midfielders
Cynthia Shilwatso (FC Kryvbas Women), Sheryl Angachi (Ulinzi Starlets), Ketsia Ngaira (Ulinzi Starlets), Vivian Corazone (Simba Queens),  Marjolene Nekesa(SK Slavia Praha), Mercyline Anyango (JFK Panthers).

Forwards
Jentrix Shikangwa (Beijing Jingtan FC), Topista Situma (Fountain Gates Princess), Elizabeth Wambui (Simba Queens), Mwanalima Adam (Hakkarigucuspor), Airin Madalina (Bunyore Starlets), Esse Akida (FC PAOK), Tereza Engesha (Hyundai Steel R.A), Purity Alukwe (Kenya Police Bullets FC), Violet Nanjala (AMLFF LAAYOUNE), Valerie Leah Nekesa (Soccer Assassins), Mercy Airo (Ulinzi Starlets