CHAN Q: Philemon returns, Lokale to lead Harambee Stars attack against Tanzania

The Kenya national team, Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne has picked his starting team for the clash against Tanzania in the 2020 CHAN qualifier set for Sunday 4 August at the Moi International Sports Center (MISC) Kasarani.

The youthful Sidney Lokale will have bear the task of leading the goal hunt for the nation, as he earns a starting berth in the 4pm EAT kickoff, while Philemon Otieno is back after serving his one – game suspension.


Clifton Miheso will keep his place in the left back position after serving in the same role in the first leg in Dar es Salaam while skipper Dennis Omino will offer the defensive shield in midfield.

Gor Mahia defender Joash Onyango will partner Michael Kibwage in defence as Whyvonne Isuza and Samuel Onyango firm up the midfield.

Duke Abuya will add the attacking punch upfront as Kenya goes in search of a win that would see the team book a slot in the second and final round of qualifiers.

Starting XI: John Oyemba (GK), Philemon Otieno, Mike Kibwage, Joash Onyango, Cliff Miheso, Dennis Omino (c), Kenneth Muguna, Whyvonne Isuza, Samuel Onyango, Duke Abyua, Sidney Lokale.

Bench: 18. James Saruni, 16. David Owino, 2. Benard Oginga, 17. Ibrahim Shambi, 13. Boniface Muchiri, 7. Patilah Omoto, 9. Enosh Ochieng