Harambee Starlets step up preparations ahead of Turkish Women Cup

Harambee Starlets step up preparations ahead of Turkish Women Cup

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Harambee Starlets held a  training session as they enter the sixth day of residential training on February 28, 2020, at the Camp Toyoyo grounds.

The team had a friendly match against Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Nairobi regional winners, Beijing Raiders beating them 6-0.

The first half saw Forward Jentrix Shikangwa bagging a brace with her counterpart Mwanalima Adam adding to the scores closing the first half at 3-0.

Stella Anyango, Miriam Lutomia and Diana Hashina bagged a goal each in the second half leading to the 6-0 win against Beijing Raiders at the sound of the whistle.

“We will have a mini tournament at Ongata Rongai where will  look at our players ability to compete as they are already equipped with skills to play the game,” said Coach David Ouma.

Captain Dorcas Shikobe, meanwhile, revealed that morale was high in the camp.

“Morale in the camp is high and we are looking forward to a positive result in the Turkish Women Cup,” said Captain Shikobe.

The team is preparing for the Turkish Women Cup that is set to run from Monday, March 2 to Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

The final squad of 21 players is set to be named before the team jets out to Turkey on Monday, March 2, 2020.

Provisional Squad

Goalkeepers

Stella Anolo (Zetech Sparks), Judith Osimbo (Gaspo Youth), Monica Odato (Wadadia), Phiona Ariko (Thika Queens)

Defenders

Vivian Nasaka (Vihiga Queens), Cynthia Livondo (Trans Nzoia Falcons),Dorcas Shiveka (Eldoret Falcons), Nelly Sawe (Thika Queens), Dorcas Shikobe (Oserian), Lucy Akoth (Mathare United), Diana Hashina (Acakoro), Lydia Akoth (Thika Queens)

Midfielders

Cynthia Shilwatso (Vihiga Queens), Cynthia Kaveya (Thika Queens), Sheryl Angach (Gaspo), Silvia Makhungu (Kariobangi North), Mercy Airo (Kisumu All Starlets), Janet Bundi (Eldoret Falcons), Elizabeth Katungwa (Mombasa Olympics), Jane Njeri (Falling Waters), Jentrix Shikangwa (Wiyeta Girls), Rachael Muema (Thika Queens)

Forwards

Mwanalima Adam (Thika Queens), Stella Anyango (Nakuru All Stars), Purity Alukwe (Zetech Sparks)

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