Mbwana Samatta handed debut as Aston Villa and Leicester City parade line ups
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Mbwana Samatta handed debut as Aston Villa and Leicester City parade line ups

Tanzania international Mbwana Samatta has been handed a start in Aston Villa's Carabao Cup clash against Leicester City slated for a 10:45 PM (EAT) at Villa Park.

After completing a £10m move from Genk on a four-and-half-year deal, Samatta has been handed his debut against Leicester.

Jamie Vardy who missed the 2-0 FA Cup win over Wigan Athletic starts from the bench with Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho trusted to lead the line.

The semi-final is evenly poised at 1-1 with the winner set to book a final in the tournament against winner between Manchester City and Manchester United.