Three Kogalo players, Kevin Omondi, George Odhiambo and Julius Owino have been named to the national team squad to face the Tanzania Taifa stars on Wednesday of next week. The was squad named by Twahir Muhiddin on Thursday.
Of the three, Julius Owino has the most international experience having featured prominently in all of the World Cup qualifiers. Blackberry featured prominently in the CECAFA cup and in the CHAN qualifiers against Uganda. Kevin Omondi who was the star of last years national secondary school championships will be making his national team debut. Left out is Peter Opiyo who is said to be on trials in South Africa.
The full squad is :
Goalkeepers: Wilson Oburu (Sofapaa) Lawrence Webo
(Leopards) Defenders: Ibrahim Shikanda (Azam) Julius Owino (Gor), Edgar Ochieng (Sofapaka), Mulinge Ndetto (Ulinzi) Lloyd Wahome (Mathare United) George Owino (Sofapaka)
Mid-fielders: Macdonald Mariga (Inter-Milan) Kevin Omondi, George Odhiambo, (Gor) Victor Mugabe (Belgium) Paul Were (Tusker) Patrick Osiako (Sweden) and James Situma (Sofapaka)
Strikers: Dennis Oliech (Auxerre), Allan Wanga and John Baraza (Sofapaka).