Harambee Stars hit camp for 2021 Afcon Qualifiers
Harambee Stars players led by Mike Kibwage during training session at Kasarani stadium on November 02, 2020 ahead of their two-legged Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Comoros. [Kelly Ayodi, Standard]

Harambee Stars has kicked off training ahead of the upcoming 2021 AFCON Qualifier back to back matches against Egypt and Togo scheduled for next month.

The players reported to camp over the weekend  and will break from camp on Wednesday.

24 local-based players took part in the session with Ulinzi’s James Sarun, the Sofapaka duo Michael Kibwage, and Lawrence Juma missing the session due to club assignments in the BetKing Premier League while Gor Mahia’s  Benson Omalla is out on school assignments.

Coach Jacob Mulee noted that the team’s first day of training was a success.

“Today was an exciting first training session as we gauged the players and as the camp progresses we will take our sessions one step at a time and hopefully gunner, a positive result at home,” said coach Mulee.

Harambee Stars hit camp for 2021 Afcon Qualifiers
Harambee Stars head coach Jacob Ghost Mulee overseeing training at Kasarani stadium on November 02, 2020 ahead of their two-legged Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Comoros. [Kelly Ayodi, Standard]

Stars are set to play Egypt, at home, on March 22 and Togo, away, on March 30in the final rounds of the 2022 AFCON Qualifiers.

Provisional Squad

Goalkeepers

Brian Bwire (Kariobangi Sharks), James Saruni (Ulinzi Stars), Joseph Okoth (KCB), Peter Odhiambo (Wazito)

Defenders

Johnstone Omurwa (Wazito), Michael Kibwage (Sofapaka), Samuel Olwande (Kariobangi Sharks), Nahashon Alambi (KCB), Bonface Onyango (Kariobangi Sharks), David Owino (KCB), Daniel Sakari (Kariobangi Sharks), Baraka Badi (KCB)

Midfielders

Lawrence Juma (Sofapaka), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia), Collins Shichenje (AFC Leopards), Micheal Mutinda (KCB), Musa Masika (Wazito), John Macharia (Gor Mahia), Reagan Otieno (KCB), James Mazembe (Kariobangi Sharks), Oliver Maloba (Nairobi City Stars), Bonface Muchiri (Tusker), Kevin Kimani (Wazito), Abdalla Hassan (Bandari)

Harambee Stars hit camp for 2021 Afcon Qualifiers
Harambee Stars head coach Jacob Ghost Mulee (Right) and his assistant Twahir Muhuddin training at Kasarani stadium on November 02, 2020 ahead of their two-legged Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Comoros. [Kelly Ayodi, Standard]

Forwards

Erick Kapaito (Kariobangi Sharks), Elvis Rupia (AFC Leopards), Henry Meja (Tusker), Benson Omalla (Gor Mahia)

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