Harambee Stars is set to take on Eritrea in their semifinal clash of the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on Tuesday 17 December at the KCCA Grounds, Kampala-Uganda.
Head coach Francis Kimanzi is expected to bring back his big guns for the tie after giving rest to a few of them in their last group game against Zanzibar.
Samuel Odhiambo is expected to maintain his place between the sticks with the quartet of Samuel Olwande, Johnstone Omurwa, Joash Onyango and David Owino expected to be maintained in defence.
Swedish based midfielder Anthony Wambani is expected to be drafted back to the starting team and should join Gor Mahia captain Kenneth Muguna and Lawrence Juma in midfield.
Bandari’s Abdalla Hassan and Ulinzi Stars’ Oscar Wamalwa should lead the goal onslaught for the Kenyans.
Harambee Stars Probable Starting XI: 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