CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup: South Sudan Group C Opponents Kenya Names 23 Final Team

South Sudan group C opponents for the 2021 upcoming CECAFA U-23 Challenge Cup Kenya have named a total of 23 man squad that will represent the country in the competition in Ethiopia 

The Emerging Stars squad consist of two goalkeepers, Seven Defenders, Eleven Midfielders and Three Strikers. 

They have also included Boniface Muchiri (Tusker FC), and Bernard Ochieng (Gor Mahia) among the three senior players (above 23 years).  

Kenya in group C alongside South Sudan and Djibouti. While Group A has Uganda, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with Group B consisting of Ethiopia, Burundi and Eritrea.

It should be noted that Sudan, Somalia did not confirm their participation with Rwanda pulling out due to COVID_19 as per the statement from the Rwanda Football Federation. 

The upcoming CECAFA U23 Challenge will be held in Ethiopian City of Bahir Dar.

Kenya Final 23 man squad: 

Goalkeepers: Caleb Omondi (Gor Mahia), Brian Bwire (Kariobangi Sharks)

Defenders: Sylvester Owino (Kakamega Homeboyz), Bernard Ochieng (Wazito FC), Frank Odhiambo (Gor Mahia), Lewis Bandi (AFC Leopards), Bonface Mwangemi (Kariobangi Sharks), Fredrick Alushula (Kariobangi Sharks), Brian Wepo (KCB FC).

Midfielders: Yidah Sven (Nairobi City Stars), Marvin Nabwire (AFC Leopards), Vincent Wasambo (KCB FC), Austine Odhiambo (AFC Leopards), Regean Otieno (KCB FC), Oliver Maloba (Nairobi City Stars), Josphat Lopaga (Posta Rangers), Steiner Musasia (Posta Rangers), John Njuguna (Ulinzi Stars), Boniface Muchiri (Tusker FC), David Odhiambo (Kakamega Homeboyz)

Forwards: Benson Ochieng (Gor Mahia), Henry Atola (Tusker), Alfred Tanui (Kisumu All Stars)

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