Harambee Stars coach Sébastien Migné has named the starting lineup for Kenya’s first pre-AFCON international friendly match against Madagascar.

John Avire has been named in a forward line that also includes Ayub Timbe, Francis Kahata, and Eric Johanna while Captain Victor Wanyama will partner Dennis Odhiambo in midfield.

Michael Olunga, meanwhile, is not fit to start but could come on in the second half.

The match is set to kick off at 9 pm EAT on Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Stade Robert-Robin, in Paris, France.

Starting XI

18. Patrick Matasi (GK), 20. Philemon Otieno, 3. Abud Omar, 5. Brian Mandela, 2. Musa Mohammed, 12. Victor Wanyama, 21. Dennis Odhiambo, 10. Erick Johanna, 7. Ayub Timbe, 11. Francis Kahata, 9. John Avire


John Oyemba (GK), Faruk Shikalo (GK), Joash Onyango, Joseph Okumu, David Owino, Bernard Ochieng, Eric Ouma, Anthony Akumu, Ismael Gonzalez, Ovella Ochieng, Paul Were, Cliffton Miheso, Johanna Omollo, Masud Juma, Christopher Mbamba, Michael Olunga

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