Kenya's Harambee Starlets departs for Turkey

Kenya's Harambee Starlets departs for Turkey

The Kenya Women national team Harambee Starlets left the country in the morning on Tuesday 3 March for Istanbul Turkey.

The team under the tutelage of coach David Ouma will be in Turkey to participate in the Turkish Women Cup that is slated from March 2-11; the team using the tournament as part of their preparations for the qualification of the Africa Women Cup of Nations Qualifiers.

Starlets have been in residential training since last week and took part in a mini-tournament in Ongata Senior School over the weekend as part of preparations for the upcoming trip.

Apart from Kenya, the other countries expected to grace the tournament are Hungary, Venezuela, Hong Kong, Romania, Uzbekistan, Northern Ireland, Turkmenistan, and Chile.

The squad that flew to Turkey:

Goalkeepers: Judith Osimbo, Monica Odato, Stella Ahono

Defenders: Vivian Nasaka, Lucy Akoth, Nelly Sawe, Foscah Nashivanda, Dorcas Shikobe, Lydia Akoth, Dorcas Shiveka

Midfielders: Sheril Angachi, Jentrix Shikangwa, Sylvia Makungu, Janet Bundi, Rachael Muema, Mercy Airo, Topister Situma

Forwards: Mwanahalima Adam, Stella Anyango, Jane Njeri, Purity Anyetu