Harambee Stars assistant coach Ken Odhiambo has named the Kenya U23 Emerging Stars travelling squad for the 2024 COSAFA Cup, scheduled to take place from June 26 to July 7, 2024, in South Africa.

The team will predominantly feature players under the age of 23. This tournament provides a great opportunity for the nation’s Emerging Stars to gain international experience and exposure.

Additionally, it provides a platform for preparation of the 2027 AFCON that is set to be hosted in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Among those who have made the cut are Austine Odhiambo, Chrispine Erambo, Byrne Omondi and Kaycie Odhiambo.

Furthermore, U18 prodigies Aldrine Kibet, Elly Owande, Ibrahim Wanzala and Amos Wanjala have also been drafted into the final squad.

Kenya has been drawn in group A with Zambia, Comoros, and Zimbabwe. The team is set to depart for South Africa on Tuesday, June 25, 2024.


Travelling Squad

Goal Keepers

Byrne Omondi, Ibrahim Wanzala, Dolph Junior


Alphonce Omija, Paul Ochuoga, Sylvester Owino, Geoffrey Onyango, Amos Wanjala


Stanley Wilson, Elly Owande, Chrispine Erambo, Aldrine Kibet, Austine Odhiambo, Patrick Otieno, John Ochieng, Kaycie Odhiambo, William Gitamu, Rooney Onyango.


Benson Omalla, Jeremy Bissau, Alfred Tanui, Hassan Beja, Moses Shummah


Also Read: Kenya Drawn in Group B for 2024 COSAFA Cup



Group Stages

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Group B

  1. Comoros vs Zimbabwe (NMB Stadium, 3 pm)
  2. Zambia vs Kenya (NMB Stadium, 6 pm)

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Group B

  1. Kenya vs Comoros (Wolfson Stadium, 12 noon)
  2. Zambia vs Zimbabwe (Wolfson Stadium, 3 pm)

Tuesday, July 2 , 2024

Group B

  1. Kenya vs Zimbabwe (Wolfson Stadium, 12 noon)
  2. Comoros vs Zambia  (NMB  Stadium, 12 noon)


Friday, July 5, 2024

  1. Winner Group B vs Winner Group C (NMB Stadium, 3 pm)
  2. Winner Group A vs Best 2nd Place (NMB Stadium, 6 pm)


Sunday, July 7, 2024

  1. Third place Playoff (NMB Stadium, 2 pm)
  2. Final (NMB Stadium, 5 pm)

Also Read: Junior Starlets Pooled in Group C of 2024 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup