A contingent of 22 players and seven officials have been named for the journey to Mauritius where Kenya U-17 team will take part in 2016 Cosafa U-17 Championships as from July 22.
According to a letter obtained by Goal from Football Kenya Federation, the players selected from various clubs will be accompanied by five members of the technical bench plus two officials from the federation.
Here is the complete list: Isaac Omweri Omoke (Kisii Youth Olympic), Ibrahim Wandera Onnangwe (JMJ Academy), Telvin Kimani Njeri (Huruma Cranes), Eric Mbugua Muriithi (Elite Academy), Felix Chabaya Kavenge (Kayole Young Stars), Biron Otieno Lukale (Maren F.C), Daniel Mumo Wambua (Mikadini Youth), Brian Ochieng Otieno (Bonner sc, Germany), Thomas Wainaina Muya (Wilberforce Academy), Clement Reis Ngugi (Ligi Ndogo) Kenneth Mukuria Karungari (Tusker Youth), Clinton Oseko Machaka (Tusker Youth), John Collins Njuguna (Euronuts F.C).
Others are Jeremy Mwenda Muriithi (Ligi Ndogo Academy), Prince Korasei Boit (Ligi Ndogo Academy), Boniface Odhiambo (Uweza Soccer Academy), Ahmed Musa Omar (Bandari Youth), George Ochieng Ouma (Nakuru All Stars), Muthoka Maingi Mulei (Chaani Youth), Brian Kafero Omutanyi (Sags Soccer Academy), Zidane Ochieng Karume (Makadara Junior), Lewis Wanjala Omachi (Mwangaza All Stars).
Officials: Andreas Spier (Coach,) Michael Nam (Assistant Coach), Sunil Shah (Goalkeeper Coach), Michael Kamure (Logistics), Jackline Kalekye Kivuva (Physio), Anika Seefeld (FKF), Christopher Amimo (FKF).
Kenya will be the guest nation in the tournament after Mozambique withdrew from the competition. The team is placed in Group 'B' along with Zambia, Malawi and Madagascar. Group 'A' consists of hosts Mauritius, South Africa, Seychelles and Namibia. Kenya will have to finish in the top two in the pool to make the semi-finals, with the deciding match of the tournament scheduled to be played on July 31.