Harambee Stars friendlies moved to Machakos
Upcoming Harambee Stars friendlies against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea have been moved from Kasarani to Machakos Stadium
Harambee Stars’ two upcoming friendlies against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea set to be played on 25th May and 28th May respectively will be hosted at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos and not the 60-000 seater Kasarani Stadum.
The change of venue is to allow fine tuning of Kasarani Stadium to host the 2018 SportPesa Super Cup slated for June 3rd to June 10 and Harambee Starlet’s home qualifier against Equatorial Guinea.
Coach Sebastien Migne has already named a list of 24 players for the friendly matches and 6 reservists that include Micheal Olunga.
The team starts training on Monday 21st May and will travel to India for an invitational four nation tournament after the two friendly games in Nairobi.
In the SportPesa Super Cup, Gor Mahia will who are the defending champions Gor will face stiff challenge from three other Kenyan teams (AFC Leopards, Kariobangi Sharks and Kakamega Homeboyz). The other opposition will be from Tanzania giants Simba SC, Yanga and Singida and Zanzibar’s Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi.
The winner of the SportPesa Super Cup gets a chance to play against English Premier League side Everton FC at Goodison Park in UK.
Harambee Stars team
Goalkeepers : Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers), Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars)
Defenders : Jockins Atudo (Posta Rangers), Musa Mohammed (Unnatached), Harun Shakava (Gor Mahia), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia), Bolton Omwenga (Kariobangi Sharks), Michael Kibwage (AFC Leopards), Philemon Otieno (Gor Mahia), Eric Ouma (KF Tirana)
Midfielders : Ismael Gonzalez (CF Fuenlabrada, Spain), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), McDonald Mariga (Real Oviedo, Spain), Ayub Timbe (Heilongjiang, China), Humphrey Mieno (Gor Mahia), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), George Odhiambo (Gor Mahia), Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards), Whyvonne Isuza (AFC Leopards)
Strikers :Masud Juma (Cape Town City, South Africa), Pistone Mutamba (Wazito FC)
Reserve Players : Michael Olunga (Girona FC, Spain), Marvin Omondi (AFC Leopards), Patillah Omotto (Kariobangi Sharks), Dennis Sikhayi (AFC Leopards), Johnstone Omurwa (Mathare United), Jafari Owiti (AFC Leopards), Robert Arot (Nakuru All Stars), Geoffrey Shiveka (Kariobangi Sharks), Chrispin Oduor (Mathare United)