Okumbi drops five players ahead of friendlies

ShareClose Comments
Five more players are out of Harambee Stars' squad ahead of two friendly matches

Harambee Stars head coach Stanley Okumbi has dropped five local-based players ahead of their friendly matches against Uganda and DRC.

Conspicuously present in the dropped list is Tusker midfielder Humphrey Mieno, with an indication that the player suffered an ankle injury.

AFC Leopards youngster Vincent Oburu has also been dropped without explaining reason for the same. Others include Sammy Meja, Maurice Ojwang and Jeremiah Wanjala.

Article continues below

The match against Uganda will be played on Thursday then that against DR Congo will be played on Sunday both at Machakos Stadium.

Both visiting teams have arrived in the country ahead of the matches. DRC arrived on Monday while Uganda touched down on Tuesday.

Harambee Stars will also be without the services of Erick 'Marcelo' Ouma, Ayub Timbe and Erick Johanna, who requested that they be given time to settle in their new clubs.

Next article:
Caf Confederation Cup Group C Preview: Gor Mahia and Rayon Sports eye first wins
Next article:
Nidzam rues ref's decision, worsening injury woes following draw against Terengganu
Next article:
Minerva Punjab: Sukhwinder Singh - It is strange that our coaching degrees have no value today
Next article:
Draw against Kedah a fair result, says Irfan Bakti
Next article:
Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Chelsea to hijack Liverpool move for Alisson