Kahata, Mieno among 16 players in Harambee Stars camp

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Francis Kahata
Gor Mahia midfielder Francis Kahata in a past match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos

Gor Mahia’s influential midfielder Francis Kahata and teammate Humphrey Mieno are among 16 players who have reported to camp ahead of the upcoming international friendly matches.

Also in camp are defenders Harun Shakava, Joash Onyango and KF Tirana’s Eric Ouma, as well as Musa Mohammed, who bore the Captain’s armband as Harambee Stars lifted the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.

The rest of the local based players called up will check in on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, with foreign-based players expected to jet in in the course of the week.

The team will hold its first training session on Tuesday morning, May 22, 2018, at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies.

Kenya has been slated to play Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea on Friday, May 25, and Monday, May 28, 2018. Both matches will be played at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

Full Squad

Players in bold have reported to camp

Goalkeepers

Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers), Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars)

Defenders

Jockins Atudo (Posta Rangers), Musa Mohammed (Unattached), Harun Shakava (Gor Mahia), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia), Bolton Omwenga (Kariobangi Sharks), Michael Kibwage (AFC Leopards), Philemon Otieno (Gor Mahia), Eric Ouma (KF Tirana)

Midfielders

Ismael Gonzalez (CF Fuenlabrada, Spain), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), McDonald Mariga (Real Oviedo, Spain), Ayub Timbe (Heilongjiang, China), Humphrey Mieno (Gor Mahia), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), George Odhiambo (Gor Mahia), Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards), Whyvonne Isuza (AFC Leopards)

Strikers

Masud Juma (Cape Town City, South Africa), Pistone Mutamba (Wazito FC), Ovella Ochieng (Kariobangi Sharks)