36 summoned as Kenya prepares for CECAFA U20

A total of 36 players have been named to hit camp ahead of the upcoming CECAFA U20 championship set to be held in Kenya in the month of July.

The 36 will head to camp for a selection exercise is set to kick off on May 18, 2019, at the Barclays Sports Club in Nairobi.

The list draws most of its players from the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Tournament with a few of the stars currently part of the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom All Stars team touring Spain.

From the Kenya Women’s Premier League, Mathare United Women’s Teresia Lundu and Judith Atieno have also made the cut.

The Kenya U20 team was last active in 2017 when they took part in the World Cup Qualifiers and fell to Ghana in the final qualifying round. They had taken out Botswana and Ethiopia in the preliminary rounds.

Goalkeepers

Stella Ahono (Bishop Njenga), Caroline Rufa (Nthiwa Queens), Micky Khode (Solwogidi), Phyllis Chemutai (Kitale Queens)

Defenders

Valentine Odeu (Wiyeta Girls), Sheila Kiprop (Wiyeta Girls), Esther Amakobe (Nyuki Starlets), Miriam Orapidi (Bishop Njenga), Dorcas Muronji (Bishop Njenga)

Midfielders

Teresia Lundu (Mathare United), Beverline Achieng (Kobala Mixed), Cynthia Matekwa (Nyuki Starlets), Diana Hashina (Acakoro), Diana Musilivi (Wiyeta Girls), Amina Waswa (Nyuki Starlets), Lavender Murumwa (Bishop Njenga), Lydia Akoth (Zetech Soccer Queens), Irene Atieno (Acakoro), Cynthia Libondo (Kitale Queens), Nuru Hensey (St. Mary’s Ndovea), Mercy Njeri (Bishop Njenga)

Forwards

Judith Atieno (Mathare United), Laventine Lihemo (Wiyeta Girls), Joy Kinglady (Kwale Girls), Lenah Wanjala (Nyuki Starlets), Ann Malumbi (Ibinzo Girls), Asher Achieng (Kobala Mixed), Violet Wanyonyi (Bishop Njenga), Jane Njeri (Barcelona Laikipia), Catherine Aringo (Kwale Ladies), Hamisi Joyce Lina (Changamwe Ladies), Claudia Kadenge (Itigo Girls), Daisy Chirchir (St. Mary’s Ndovea), Yvonne Ogada (NCEOD Queens), Lutomia Miriam (Barcelona Laikipia), Agnelita Marondo (Kitale Queens)