The Kenya national U20 team that will be taking on Sudan U20 in the first leg of the first round qualifier for the Africa U20 Championships has been named ahead of the team’s Friday 1 April departure for the Sunday 3 April match.
Timothy Odhiambo and Edwin Mukolwe of Sony Sugar and AFC Leopards will be gunning for the number one slot in the team while Erick Ouma, the impressive Gor Mahia left back has also been handed a berth in the traveling team.
Gor Mahia midfielder Amos Nondi will skipper the team to the game assisted by Eugene Mukangula of thika United and John Macharia.
The team also has Ochieng Ovella who has two caps for the senior national team.
Goalkeepers: Timothy Odhiambo (SoNy Sugar), Edwin Mukolwe (AFC Leopards)
Defenders: Collins Okumu (Thika United), Joseph Okumu (Chemelil Sugar), Kevin Owino (Laiser Hill), David Owino, Erick Ouma (Gor Mahia), Dennis Gicheru (Posta Rangers)
Midfielders: Vincent Wasambo (Kariobangi Sharks), Michael Mutinda (Thika United), John Macharia (Laiser Hill), Eugine Moses Mukangula (Thika United), Musa Masika (Laiser Hill), Amos Nondi (Gor Mahia), Boniface Muchiri (SoNy Sugar), Kennedy Ochino (Nakuru AllStars)
Forwards: Jeffery Owiti (Chemelil Sugar) Ovella Ochieng’ (Kariobangi Sharks), Kibet Kilele (Ligi Ndogo SC), Nicholas Kipkirui (Zoo Kericho).
Head Coach: John Kamau Assistant Coach: Hesbon Nyabinge Team Manager: Benjamin Omukuba