Marcelo starts as Migne names Stars team to face Senegal

The Kenya national team, Harambee Stars starting team that will take on Senegal in the third match of Group C at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Monday 1 July has been named.

The big surprise in the starting team is the inclusion of Erick Marcelo Ouma, who had earlier been reported injured and absent from the last training session ahead of the game.

Left flank

Marcelo starts on the left flank, with Abud Omar picked to start in the left back position.

The coach has made a number of changes to the team from the side that defeated Tanzania in the last game, drafting in Dennis Odhiambo and Philemon Otieno, who have recovered from injury.

Michael Olunga will once again lead the attack as the lone man upfront.

Starting XI: Patrick Matasi (GK), Philemon Otieno, Joseph Okumu, Musa Mohamed, Abud Omar, Victor Wanyama (c), Dennis Odhiambo, Johanna Omollo, Erick Ouma, Ayub Timbe, Michael Olunga.

Subs: Faruk Shikhalo (GK), John Oyemba (GK), Joash Onyango, David Owino, Bernard Ochieng, Ismael Gonzalez, Francis Kahata, Eric Johanna, Ovella Ochieng, Paul Were, John Avire. Masud Juma.