U20 team named ahead of FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers

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    Harambee Starlets' Teresa Engesha in action in a friendly against Lynchburg. She has been drafted into the U20 squad
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    The National U20 Women Team is scheduled to play Botswana, away, in a 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier scheduled for July 21, 2017, beginning 1800 hrs at the Lobatse Sports Complex Stadium

    33 players have been called up to camp as part of the team’s preparation for the aforementioned. The team is expected to report to camp in Machakos, on July 9, 2017, beginning 4 pm

    The second leg of the Preliminary Round will be played on August 4, 2017, in Kenya, with the winner on aggregate set to face Ethiopia in the First Round on September 15, 2017

    The 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will be held in France in August 2018

    Full Squad

    Goalkeepers

    Dinah Tembesi (Wiyeta Girls), Judith Osimbo (Nyakach Girls), Regina Shehe (St Johns Kaloleni), Lilian Awuor (Nyakach Girls)

    Defenders

    Lucy Akoth (St Paul’s Abwao), Samimu Nabutwa (St Paul’s Abwao), Wincate Kaari (Thika Queens), Leah Cherotich (Wiyeta Girls), Christine Awuor (St Paul’s Abwao), Vivian Nasaka (Ibinzo Girls), Maureen Khakasa (Wiyeta Girls), Christine Ngoizi (Kayole Starlets), Fridhaus Genge (Kwale Girls)

    Midfielders

    Tina Turner (St Paul’s Abwao), Cynthia Akinyi (Nginda Girls), Teresia Lundu (Nyakach Girls), Corazon Aquino (Soccer Quins), Dorah Achieng (Olympic High), Sheryl Angach (Olympic High), Amunyolete (Wiyeta Girls), Cynthia Atieno (Maina Wanjigi)

    Attackers

    Rachel Mwema (Thika Queens), Sharon Adhiambo (Olympic High), Cynthia Shilwatso (Ibinzo Girls), Diana Wacera (Mathare United), Christine Kitaru (Nginda Girls), Teresa Engesha (Vihiga Leeds), Lillian Mmboga (Ibinzo Girls), Mercy Airo (Nyakach Girls), Foscah Nashivanda (Vihiga Leeds), Gentrix Shikangwa (Wiyeta Girls), Majoline Nekesa (Wadadia), Tumaini Waliaula (Naskol Girls)

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