Foreign based players join team ahead of AFCON qualifier

By KBC Reporter

The Harambee Stars camp has received a major boost following the arrival of goalkeeper Arnold Origi and midfielder Johanna Omollo ahead of their 2017 AFCON qualifier Wednesday against hosts Guinea Bissau.

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, who had missed his connecting flight in Marrakech, boarded a flight to Dakar from where he will connect to Bissau. He is expected to report to camp early Wednesday morning.

Michael Olunga was the first foreign-based player to arrive. Zambian-based players; Jesse Were, David Owino, Brian Mandela Onyango and Anthony Akumu will arrive Tuesday in Bissau.

The Stanley Okumbi’s Stars’ had a light training session at the Estadio 24 de Setembro Monday evening in readiness for the match which will be played Wednesday at 7pm.

Kenya has not won a match in their Group drawing one and losing the other at home against Zambia. The return leg match is set for this Sunday in Nairobi.

Earlier FKF Chairman Nick Mwendwa said that Stars captain, Victor Wanyama had missed his connecting flight to Guinea Bissau due to French air traffic controllers’ strike.


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