Western Stima goalkeeper Samuel Odhiambo has been tasked with keeping Tanzania shots at bay when Harambee Stars take on their neighbours in their opening game at the 2019 CECAFA Tournament on Sunday.
Coach Francis Kimanzi has also named other debutants in Ulinzi Stars forward Oscar Wamalwa and Sweden based midfielder Anthony Wambani. Wambani joins Gor Mahia captain Kenneth Muguna in a midfield that has Lawrence Juma too.
Mathare United’s Kevin Kimani and Bandari’s Hassan Abdallah will be troubling the opposition defence from the wings. The defence has Captain Joash Onyango, Johnstone Omurwa, David Owino and Samuel Olwande for cover.
The match will Kick Off at 4pm EAT at the KCCA Grounds in Kampala. Uganda.
Harambee Stars Starting Team: 18. Samuel Odhiambo (GK), 2. Samuel Olwande, 16. David Owino, 5. Johnstone Omurwa, 4. Joash Onyango (C), 8. Lawrence Juma, 15. Kevin Kimani, 14. Anthony Wambani, 10.Kenneth Muguna, 9. Oscar Wamalwa, 20. Hassan Abdallah
Substitutes: 1. Timothy Odhiambo (GK), 6. Andrew Juma, 19. Daniel Sakari, 12.Roy Okal, 7. Musa Masika, 3. Cliffton Miheso, 17. Moses Mudavadi, 13. Whyvone Isuza, 11. Timothy Otieno