National U23 team jets out ahead of Uzbekistan friendlies

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Emerging Stars vs Uzbekistan
The National U23 Football team, Emerging Stars, pose for a photo after their final training session before departure to Uzbekistan
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The National U23 Football team, the Emerging Stars, has today, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, jetted out to Tashkent, Uzbekistan ahead of a two-legged friendly against Uzbekistan.

Under the tutelage of Coaches Francis Kimanzi and John Kamau, the team is largely made up of players drawn from Kenyan Premier League clubs.

The first match is set to be played on Friday, March 23, with the return match set to be played on Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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Olympics

Kenya has enrolled to take part in the 2020 Olympics. The matches against Uzbekistan will thus be the first of a series of friendlies the team will take part in, in preparation for the Olympic Qualifiers.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers

Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars), Job Ochieng (Mathare United)

Defenders

Mike Kibwage (AFC Leopards), Joseph Okumu (Unattached), Amai Atariza (Bandari), Benard Ochieng (Vihiga United), Bolton Omwenga (Kariobangi Sharks), David Owino (Mathare United)

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Midfielders

Teddy Osok (Sofapaka), Sven Yidah (Kariobangi Sharks), Siraj Mohammed (Bandari), Chrispinus Onyango (KCB), Abdalla Ahmed (Mathare United), Ibrahim Shambi (Ulinzi Stars), James Mazembe (Kariobangi Sharks), Henry Juma (Kariobangi Sharks), Cliff Kasuti (Ulinzi Stars)

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