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Okwi and Bocco out as Kaheza is included in the Super cup squad ahead

14:43 GMT+3 31/05/2018
Emmanuel Okwi
Simba have been drawn against Kenya’s Kariobangi Sharks while their arch rivals Yanga will be up against Kakamega Homeboys

Simba stars Emmanuel Okwi and John Bocco have not been included in the squad to feature in the Sportpesa Super cup in Nairobi, Kenya while new signing from Maji Maji, Marcel Kaheza has involved.

The Tanzania champions have travelled on Thursday with 18 players. Want way Mohamed Ibrahim MO has also been included.

It is remains to be seen the reason for Bocco and Okwi exclusion but it has been said that another new signing from Lipuli Adam Salamba will travel alone on Saturday to join the group in Kenya.

Sportpesa Super cup tournament will begin on June 3-10, the champions will get the chance to play Everton at the Goodison Park in July 13.

In the knockout stage, Simba have been drawn against Kenya’s Kariobangi Sharks while their arch rivals Yanga will be up against Kakamega Homeboys.

The Kariakoo derby could happen in Nairobi if the two teams will win their respective games.

Other Tanzania teams, Singida United will meet AFC Leopards while JKU will be against Gor Mahia.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Aishi Manula, Said Mohamed

Defenders: Ally Salim, Ally Shomari, Paul Bukaba, Eraston Nyoni, Yusuph Mlipili, Mohamed Hussein, Shomari Kapombe

Midfielders: Jonas Mkude, Mzamiru Yassin, Said Ndemla, Haruna Niyonzima, Mohamed Ibrahim

Forwards: Shiza Kichuya, Rashid Juma, Marcel Kaheza, Moses Kitandu