Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne will on Thursday 11 July name his squad that will hit camp ahead of the 2020 CHAN two-legged qualifier against Tanzania.
Stars are set to play the first-leg tie away in Dar Es Salaam on July 26 with the return leg coming a week later in Nairobi on August 2.
The French tactician named a provisional 32-man squad for the qualifiers of the 6th edition of the continental championship, at the same time he was name the squad for the 2019 AFCON tournament back in May.
Several local based players who were part of Kenya’s AFCON campaign were also included in the CHAN squad.
Kahata and Nyakeya
Migne will however not have the privilege of picking Allan Wanga, Francis Kahata and Cliff Nyakeya who he had named in his provisional line-up.
Kahata and Nyakeya are no-longer eligible as they have joined the paid ranks abroad while Wanga recently retired from international football.
The tournament only allows teams that are comprised of players playing locally in their respective domestic leagues.
Former Mathare United attacking midfielder Nyakeya has joined Egyptian topflight newbies FC Masr while Gor midfield wizard Kahata is now a Simba SC player.
Below is the squad that was initially named;
Goalkeepers: Farouk Shikalo, John Oyemba, Brian Bwire
Defenders: Philemon Otieno, Joash Onyango, Bernard Ochieng, Charles Momanyi, Michael Kibwage, Andrew Juma, David Ochieng, David Owino, Eric Juma
Midfielders: Roy Okal, Teddy Osok, Patillah Omotto, Dennis Odhiambo, Ibrahim Shambi, Duke Abuya, Whyvonne Izusa, Cliff Nyakeya, Kenneth Muguna, Francis Kahata, Samuel Onyango, Paul Were, Abdalla Hassan, Joe Waithera
Forwards: John Avire, Sydney Lokale, Nicholas Kipkirui, Piston Mutamba, Allan Wanga, Enos Ochieng.