Emerging Stars coach Stanley Okumbi has named AFC Leopards’ Austine Odhiambo in the starting lineup for Emerging Stars’ CECAFA U23 Championship semifinal match against Burundi today.

He has been drafted in the midfield alongside Marvin Omondi and Vincent Wasambo.

Brian Bwire will start between the sticks and will have Captain Bernard Ochieng, Frank Odhiambo, Boniface Mwangemi, and Fredrick Alushula for cover in defense.

Josephat Lopaga and Boniface Muchiri will man the flanks while Henry Meja leads the team upfront.

The match kicks off at 2 pm EAT and will be LIVE on Azam.

Starting Lineup

Brian Bwire (GK), Bernard Ochieng, Frank Odhiambo, Boniface Mwangemi, Fredrick Alushula, Marvin Omondi, Vincent Wasambo, Austine Odhiambo, Josephat Lopaga, Boniface Muchiri, Henry Meja


Caleb Omondi (GK), Sylvester Owino, Brian Wepo, Reagan Otieno, Oliver Maloba, Steiner Musasia, John Njuguna, David Odhiambo, Benson Omala, Alfred Tanui.

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