African Football Kenya U20 women depart for World Cup qualifier

Kenya U20 women team will fly out of the country to Botswana on Wednesday, July 19 for the Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier aganist Botswana set to be played on Friday 21st July 2017 at the Lobaste Sports Complex in Gaborone.

The Harambee Starlets have been in camping in Machakos since July 9 and concluded their preparations yesterday with the naming of the final 20-player squad.

The roster includes experienced Corazone Aquino who has been handed the captain armband and Wiyeta Girls’ Martha Amunyolete who was the top scorer at the just concluded Airtel Rising Stars schools ball games.

Defenders Wincate Kari as well as Vivian Nasaka have also earned a place in the squad and are likely to make earn permanent slots in the team.

The second leg will be played on August 5, 2017, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. The winner of the two legged preliminary round fixture will then face Ethiopia in the first round

Full Squad

Lilian Awuor, Judith Osimbo, Diana Tembesi, Lucy Akoth, Wincate Kaari, Vivian Nasaka, Maureen Khakasa, Robai Khamusa, Leah Cherotich, Lilian Mmboga, Corazone Aquino, Sheril Angachi, Cynthia Shilwatso, Marjolen Nekesa, Cynthia Atieno, Martha Amunyolete, Mercy Akinyi, Rachel Muema, Jentrix Shikangwa, Diana Wacera

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