The Kenya Women’s U17 National Team, Junior Starlets, has entered the fifth day of their residential training as of Monday, January 29, 2024, in preparation for their upcoming two-legged second-round FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier against DR Congo.

All players have reported to camp ahead of the qualifier.

Head Coach Mildred Cheche has exuded confidence in her team ahead of the DR Congo 2024 FIFA U17 World Cup Qualifiers.

“We have a good team that can compete against DR Congo. The girls came in ready, having previously been active in different tournaments like Talanta Hela and Chapa Dimba, which is a plus for the team preparations.”

The team is gearing up for the first-leg away match against DR Congo, scheduled for Sunday, February 4, 2024. They are scheduled to travel on February 2, 2024.

The return leg is scheduled for Sunday, February 11, 2024.

After the two legs, the winner of the tie on aggregate will proceed to the third round.

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Provisional Squad


Velma Abwire (Wiyeta Sec.), Scovia Awuor (Kobala Sec.), Effie Awuor (Madira Girls), and Esther Akumu (Kibaoni Sec.)


Lorine Ilavonga (Wiyeta Sec. Sch.), Elizebeth Ochaka (Shiraha Starlets), Clare Meries (Kobala Sec. Sch.), Grace Mumo (Madira Girls), Rose Nangila (Wiyeta Sec. Sch.), Dorcas Glender (Butere Girls Sec.), Vivian Amondi (Dr. Charles Sec. Inyanzi), Judith Nandwa (Butere Girls), Kimberly Akinyi (Madira Girls)


Rebecca Odato (Dagoretti Mixed), Shani Stacy Shemaiah (Shree Cutch Sastsang), Brenda Awuor (Madira Girls), Bridgit Maria (Wiyeta Sec. Sch), Sheila Akinyi (Kariobangi North Sec.), Susan Akoth (Acakoro Ladies), Lornah Faith (Butere Girls), and Gaudancia Maloba (Lwak Girls)


Valerie Nekesa (Madira Girls), JoyAngela Valencia (Butere Girls), Lindey Weey Atieno (Sunflower Junior High School), Diana Anyango (Butere Girls), Winnie Wangeci (Dadstar), Catherine Wambui (Madira Girls), Patience Kasichana (Uweza Women), Marvelous Joy (Ogande Girls), and Marion Serenge (Arch Bishop Njenga)

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