Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Kenya

Stars given an extra day off



The Kenyan national team have been given an extra day off to enjoy the festive period before they must report for duty ahead of their African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Burundi.

Harambee Stars will now return to camp on Friday 28 December, with them set to host Burundi in Nairobi on Saturday 5 January. Kenya lost the first leg 1-0 in Bujumbura.

Football Kenya Federation released a statement confirming the change in plans.

“Kindly note that the national team Harambee Stars reporting date has moved to Friday 28 December 2012.”

In other news, the side’s head coach James Nandwa lost his father on Tuesday 25 December after a short illness and as such will not be joining the team immediately on their return.

Nandwa, whose father will be laid to rest on Saturday 29 December, however, confirmed that his deputy Ken Odhiambo will handle the team’s programme in his absence.

Kenya squad:

Goalkeepers: Duncan Ochieng and Boniface Oluoch.

Defenders: Abdallah Juma, Edwin Wafula, George Owino, David Owino, Eugine Asike, David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng, Chris Wekesa.

Midfielders: Anthony ‘Teddy’ Akumu, Osborne Monday, Francis Kahata, Charles Okwemba, Clifton Miheso, Peter Opiyo, Paul Were, Kevin Omondi.

Strikers: Kiongera Mungai, Wesley Kemboi, Edwin Lavatsa, Moses Arita, Enock Agwanda and Mike Barasa.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Carol Radull
Fitting curtain raiser for the EPL
Arsene Wenger’s attempts to beat Jose Mourinho have finally born fruit with a thrilling curtain...

John Dykes
Londoners to capitalise on pre-season
On Sunday, Wembley Stadium will once again host a game of football that isn’t all we think it is.

Segun Odegbami
Predicting the EPL winners
We are moments away from the start of the European football season. So, let’s look at the teams...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Premier League preview - part 1
Maybe it is a sign of my age, or an indication of how the last two seasons have been for the club I...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Ref's job becoming more difficult
What you are about to read may sound like I’m stating the obvious, but it’s true.

Sunday Oliseh
Super Eagles job: an uphill task worth taking
It is definitely the most delicate football job on the African continent and the most demanding.