Kenya calls for U-20 trials ahead of SA friendly

Kenya U-20 head coach John Kamau has opened gates for young talents to try out with the national side

Kenya U-20 coach John Kamau has has called up 36 players for trials ahead of the team’s friendly against South Africa set for November 26, 2016.

The players were scouted during KPL U-20 tournament in August and successful talents will make the final cut to be part of a team which will represent the country in the friendly outing.

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They are expected to report to Kasarani Stadium on Friday, November 11, 2016, starting at 10:00am for the exercise.

Full list: Goalkeepers: Job Ochieng- Mathare United U-20 goalkeeper (DOB 26 February 1998), Brian Bwire- AFC Leopards U-20 goalkeeper (DOB 19 June 2000), Isaiah Wakasala- Kakamega Homeboyz U-20 goalkeeper (DOB 27 May 1997).

Defenders: Marvin Mang'abo- Mathare United U-20 center back (DOB 21 September 1998), Mike Kibwage- Kakamega Homeboyz U-20 centre back (DOB 1 October 1997), Stephen Otieno- Gor Mahia U-20 centre back (DOB 9 November 1998), Dennis Owino- Chemelil Sugar U-20 centre back/utility player (DOB 21 October 1999), Boniface Ooko- Sony Sugar U-20 left back (DOB 14 August 1999), Michael Odhiambo- Mathare United Under 20 right back (DOB 4 October 1999), Elvis Ochieng'- Gor Mahia U-20 right back (DOB 19 March 2000), Salim Ali- Ulinzi Stars U-20 right back (DOB 30 November 1999), Kevin Muturi- Kakamega Homeboyz U-20 right back (DOB May 12 1999).

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Midfielders: Musa Oundo - Mathare United Under 20 central midfielder (DOB 23 March 1999), Bilal Mohammed Omar - Bandari Under 20 central midfielder (DOB 12 March 2000), Alpha Onyango- Gor Mahia U-20 central midfielder (DOB 23 December 2000), Amos Ogada- Sony Sugar Under 20 central midfielder (DOB 24 January 2000), Ibrahim Shambi- Ulinzi Stars Under 20 central midfielder (DOB 8 May 1997), Faraj Ominde- Kakamega Homeboyz U-20 central midfielder (DOB 17 1998), Eric Muema- Kakamega Homeboyz Under 20 attacking midfielder/ number 10 (DOB 5 June 1999), Ibrahim Mao- Sofapaka U-20 attacking midfielder/ number 10 (DOB 12 October 1999), Adan Godana- Mathare United Under 20 attacking midfielder/ number 10 (DOB 25 January 1999).

Forwards: Brian Muraya-Bandari U-20 Offensive midfielder (DOB 31 March 2002), Francis Muturi -Thika United U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 12 December 1997) , Michael Njuguna – Kigumo Bendera, Chris Owino – Anointed Schooll Wemba Ndung’u – Football Academy, Enock Momanyi- Mathare United U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 28 April 1998), Brian Magonya-Sofapaka U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 7 July 1999), Bernard Wakabana- Ushuru U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 26 September 1997), Nahashon Thiong'o- Gor Mahia U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 1 February 1999), Valdo Madegwa- AFC Leopards U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 16 July 1998), Ibrahim Hassan- Sony Sugar U-20 offensive midfielder (DOB 1 February 2000), Moses Mwangi- Ulinzi Stars U-20 striker (DOB 12 November 1999), Lawrence Luvanda- Mathare United U-20 striker (DOB 16 November 1998), Vincent Wanyama – Kabiro School, Henry Juma- Gor Mahia U-20 striker (DOB 10 October 1998) and Hillary Ojwang- Gor Mahia U-20 striker (DOB 22 February 1997).