Gor’s Joash Onyango to captain Stars against Tanzania

 Jacob Icia in Kampala, Uganda

Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has handed Gor Mahia defender Joash Onyango the armband for the 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge, while releasing his best 11 for their tournament opener against Tanzania set for 4pm.

Ulinzi Stars forward Oscar Wamalwa has also made the XI, as well as Sweden based Anthony Wambani, the only foreign  based player in the squad.

Wambani will marshal the midfield alongside Gor duo Kenneth Muguna and Lawrence Juma, with Mathare United’s Kevin Kimani and Bandari FC’s Hassan Abdallah.

Western Stima goalkeeper and gifted set-piece taker Samuel Odhiambo has been tasked between the posts, in what will be his debut for the national team.

Starting Lineup

18. Samuel Odhiambo (GK), 2. Samuel Olwande, 16. David Owino, 5. Johnstone Omurwa, 4. Joash Onyango (C), 8. Lawrence Juma, 15. Kevin Kimani, 14. Anthony Wambani, 10.Kenneth Muguna, 9. Oscar Wamalwa, 20. Hassan Abdallah

Substitutes

1. Timothy Odhiambo (GK), 6. Andrew Juma, 19. Daniel Sakari, 12.Roy Okal, 7. Musa Masika, 3. Cliffton Miheso, 17. Moses Mudavadi, 13. Whyvone Isuza, 11. Timothy Otieno