AFC Leopards ace handed maiden Cecafa start against Tanzania

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Kenya forwards have been firing blanks in the last two games against Libya and Zanzibar

Nakumatt FC striker Kepha Aswani has been dropped to the bench in Kenya’s last Group A match against Tanzania.

The host will take on Kilimanjaro Stars in a decisive match at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos where anything short of a win will be detrimental to Kenya's semi-final dream.

Coach Paul Put has preferred AFC Leopards striker Vincent Oburu to lead the attacks while Kepha Aswani and Masoud both drop to the bench.

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Kenya is second in Group A with five points, two less than leaders Zanzibar, who will be up against Libya in the first match of the day scheduled to kick-off at 2 pm.

Kenya Starting XI: Patrick Matasi (GK), Musa Mohammed (C), Jockins Atudo, Dennis Sikhayi, Wesley Onguso, Ernest Wendo, Patillah Omotto, Vincent Oburu, Chrispin Oduor, Ovella Ochieng and George Odhiambo

Reserves: Gabriel Andika (GK), Boniface Oluoch (GK), Said Tsuma, Bernard Ochieng, Samuel Onyango, Masoud Juma, Wellington Ochieng, Charles Momanyi, Kepha Aswani, Issack Kipyegon, Duncan Otieno and Whyvonne Issuza.

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