The Kenya national women’s team, Harambee Starlets, side that will be taking on Algeria in the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifier later on Friday 8 April has been named.
Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) custodian Samantha Akinyi has been handed her debut by head coach David Ouma in the clash starting 7pm EAT.
Elizabeth Ambogo, a returnee in the team also earns a starting berth with team skipper Ann Aluoch named among the reserves.
Mwanahalima Adam will start upfront ahead of Cheris Avilia who will start from the bench while former Nigeria based striker Neddy Atieno will also be starting.
Starting XI: 1.Samantha Akinyi (GK), Elizabeth Ambogo, Wendy Achieng, Irene Awuor Ogutu, Nixon Dorcas Sikobe, Mithuka Martha Karimi, Neddy Atieno Okoth, Carolyne Anyango Omondi, Jereko Mwanalima Adam, Tabaka Chacha, Kinuthia Mary Wanjiku.
Subtitutes Poline Atieno Owino (GK), Anne Aluoch Onyango, Vivian Corazone Aquino, Cheris Avilia Salano, Christine Nafula, Esse Mbeyu Akida, Enez Mudeizi Mango.