According to a list obtained by Goal, 18 players will board the plane to Alexandria, Egypt plus seven officials. Major Joe Birgen will lead the soldiers as Head of Delegation with Benjamin Nyangweso traveling as head coach.
Conspicuously missing from the squad is striker John Makwatta, who Goal revealed earlier that was heading for Slovakia to sign a contract with a top division club. Ulinzi Stars will be seeking to make it to the second round of the competition after eliminating Al Hilal Benghazi of Libya on penalties.
Ulinzi Stars travelling contingent: Major Joe Birgen (Head of Delegation), Samuel Mwongela (FKF Representative), Benjamin Nyangweso (Head Coach), Christopher Ouma (Team Manager), Francis Onyiso (Goalkeeper Trainer) John Imboiywa (Team Doctor), James Kariuki (Media). James Saruni, Geoffrey Kokoyo, Jacktone Odhiambo, Hassan Mohammed, Daniel Waweru, Cylius Shitote, Brian Birgen, Stephen Ocholla, John Kago, Justine Onwon'ga, Samuel Onyango, Benson Sande, Omar Mbongi, Baron Oketch, Churchill Muloma, Boniface Onyango, Oscar Wamalwa and Enosh Ochieng.