AWCON 2018: Starlets set to face WPL select side in friendly

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Harambee Starlets players and officials have a word
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Harambee Starlets will take on an FKF Women Premier League select side, under the tutelage of Vihiga Queen’s coach Alex Alumira, in a buildup friendly match set to be played on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Utalii Sports Grounds starting at 10 am.

The match is part of the Starlets’ preparations for the upcoming Africa Women Cup of Nations set to kick off on November 17, 2018, in Ghana.

Also lined up are two international friendly matches against Uganda and Ghana.

Kenya has been pooled in Group B alongside Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia. Group A comprises of Ghana, Cameroon, Algeria, and Mali.

WPL Select Squad

Goalkeepers

Samantha Akinyi (Vihiga Queens), Mercy Igunza (Trans Nzoia Falcons)

Defenders

Lucy Gladys (Thika Queens), Euphrasia Afwai (Vihiga Queens), Mwanaidi Marisa (MTG), Sophie Adiambo (Trans Nzoia Falcons), Miriam Chelegat (Wadadia), Dorcas Shiveka (Eldoret Falcons), Valentine Chirop (Trans Nzoia Falcons), Nelly Sawe (Thika Queens)

Midfielders

Lydia Akoth (Thika Queens), Lucy Njeri (Makolanders), Cynthia Mukhanji (Eldoret Falcons), Monica Masega (Vihiga Leeds), Emerlyne Adhiambo (Kisumu All-Starlets), Catherine Githae (Thika Queens), Cynthia Matekwa (Nyuki Starlets)

Forwards

Judith Atieno (Mathare United), Ruth Chebungei (Wadadia), Topistar Situma (Vihiga Queens)

Technical Bench

Alex Alumira (Head Coach-Vihiga Queens), Benta Achieng (Asst coach-Thika Queens), Justine Okiring (Asst Coach/TM- Trans Nzoia Falcons)


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