Kenya U23 National team coach Francis Kimanzi has named the starting lineup for the Emerging Stars’ second leg match against Sudan.

Ulinzi Stars Goalkeeper Timothy Odhiambo has been named in goal and will have Yusuf Mainge, David Owino, Johnstone Omurwa and Mike Kibwage for cover in defense.

Ibrahim Shambi and Sven Yidah will bear the midfield duties as Pistone Mutamba, James Kinyanjui, Ovella Ochieng and James Mazembe lead the goal hunt.

Meanwhile, John Avire, who picked up a knock in the first leg, has passed a late fitness test and could be called upon from the bench.

The match has been slated for Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the MISC Kasarani starting 4 pm. Fans will be allowed free entry to the stands.

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Emerging Stars Starting XI

18. Timothy Odhiambo (GK), 5. Yusuf Nasri Mainge, 16. David Owino, 20. Johnstone Omurwa, 12. Mike Kibwage, 4. Sven Yidah, 19. Ibrahim Shambi, 7. Ovella Ochieng, 3. James Mazembe, 21. James Kinyanjui, 9. Pistone Mutamba


1. Brian Bwire (GK), 24. Moses Mudavadi, 6. Teddy Osok, 8. Tobias Otieno, 13. Alwyn Tera, 10. Sydney Lokale, 23. Curtis Wekesa, 14. John Avire

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