Harambee Stars Coach Engin Firat has named the starting lineup for Monday’s historic international friendly match against Russia.

The coach has handed a debut to Gor Mahia’s Rooney Onyango who starts upfront alongside Masud Juma and Captain Michael Olunga.

Byrne Odhiambo will again start in goal and will be shielded by Amos Nondi, Eric Ouma, Johnstone Omurwa, and Joseph Okumu.

As has been the case in Stars’ previous friendlies, Richard Odada will again start in midfield alongside Anthony Akumu and Kenneth Muguna.

The match is slated to kick off at 7 pm EAT and will be LIVE on KBC Channel One.

Starting XI

Byrne Odhiambo (GK), Amos Nondi, Joseph Okumu, Johnstone Omurwa, Erick Ouma, Richard Odada, Anthony Akumu, Kenneth Muguna, Rooney Onyango, Masud Juma, Michael Olunga


Patrick Matasi, Brian Bwire, Brian Mandela, Collins Sichenje, Daniel Sakari, Vincent Harper, Alpha Onyango, Ayub Timbe, Ovella Ochieng, Alfred Scriven, Cliffton Miheso, Moses Shummah

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