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UNAF U18 Tournament: Raila set to start as Kenya takes on Tanzania

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Christopher Raila in action during the Kenya U17 team's final training session ahead of their UNAF U18 Tournament match against Tanzania
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Christopher Raila has been named in the starting lineup for Kenya’s third match of the UNAF U18 Tournament against Tanzania.

Raila replaces Alphonse Omija, who has been suspended, having been sent off in Kenya’s second match against Algeria.

Also named in the starting lineup is Lesley Otieno, who has taken up Nicholas Omondi’s place in midfield. Meanwhile, Abdulmalik Hussein, who missed Wednesday’s match through injury, is back in the starting lineup, and will replace Patrick Ngunyi, who drops to the bench.

The match is set to be played on Friday, April 12, 2019, at the Tolip Borg El Arab Stadium starting 4.15 pm EAT.

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Starting XI

18. Maxwell Mulili (GK), 8. Arnold Onyango (C), 3. Christopher Raila, 5. Lawrence Otieno, 21. Telvin Maina, 2. Hillary Okoth, 19. Lesley Otieno, 11. Mathew Mwendwa, 10. Abdulmalik Hussein, 9. Kevington Machika

Substitutes

1. Brian Olang’o (GK), 17. Bixente Lizarazu, 20. Boniface Mwangemi, 23. Keith Imbali, 7. Said Musa, 15. Isaiah Abwal, 12. Nicholas Omondi, 22. Issa Wafula, 13. Daniel Odhiambo, 16. Patrick Ngunyi

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