Mariga, Gonzalez recalled to the national team ahead of Comoros, Central African Republic friendlies

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Harambee Stars vs Thailand Zambia
Harambee Stars players pose for a team photo before a past International Friendly match against Thailand in Bangkok

Veteran Midfielder McDonald Mariga and CF Fuenlabrada midfielder Ismael Gonzales have been recalled to the Kenya Football National Team, Harambee Stars, ahead of the team’s international friendly matches against Comoros and the Central African Republic.

Also making a comeback in the 24-man squad named by Harambee Stars Interim Coach Stanley Okumbi are Francis Kahata, Paul Were, Johanna Omolo and Ayub Timbe.

Kenya is scheduled to play Comoros and the Central African Republic in Marrakech, Morocco on March 24 and 27 respectively.

The team will report to camp, in Morocco on March 19, 2018.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers

Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers), John Oyemba (Kariobangi Sharks), Faruk Shikalo (Bandari)

Defenders

Harun Shakava (Gor Mahia), Brian Mandela (Maritzburg United, South Africa), David Ochieng, (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden), David Owino (Zesco, Zambia), Abud Omar (Slava Sofia, Bulgaria)

Midfielders

Patilah Omoto (Kariobangi Sharks), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards), Samuel Onyango (Gor Mahia), Athuman Ismael Gonzales (CF Fuenlabrada, Spain), Anthony Akumu (Zesco, Zambia), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), McDonald Mariga (Real Oviedo, Spain), Johanna Omollo (Cercle Brugge KSV, Belgium), Paul Were (FC Kaisar, Kazakhstan), Eric Johana Omondi (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden)

Forwards

Ayub Timbe (Heilongjiang FC, China), Cliffton Miheso (Buildcon FC, Zambia), Erick Kapaito (Kariobangi Sharks), Jesse Were (Zesco FC, Zambia), Michael Olunga (Girona FC, Spain)