Ulinzi trio handed starts for Kenya U23

Kenya U23 team to face Uzbekistan U23 has been named with all three Ulinzi Stars players starting

Kenya U23 team to face Uzbekistan U23 has been named with all three Ulinzi Stars players starting

For the second straight match, midfielders Cliff Kasuti and Ibrahim Shambi as well as goalkeeper Timothy Odhiambo will be starting for the Kenya U23 national team against Uzbekistan U23 in an international friendly scheduled for Monday 26th March in Tashkent.

Cliff Kasuti provided an assist in the first match between the two sides on Friday 23rd March as Kenya won 2 – 1 and he will be keen to extend the good showing.

In the post, Timothy Odhiambo will be gunning for another good show, having saved a penalty before Andrey Sidorov scored with the rebound and Shambi, having been deployed in a defensive midfield position in the last match, will hope to replicate his impressive performance.

The team

Starting 11: Timothy Odhiambo (GK), Atariza Amai, Bolton Omwenga, Michael Kibwage, Stanley Okumu (c), Sven Yidah, Cliff Kasuti, Bernard Ochieng, Pistone Mutamba, Ibrahim Shambi, Jaffar Owiti.

Substitutes: Job Ochieng (GK), Teddy Osok, Siraj Mohamed, Daniel Otieno, James Mazembe, Brian Kimechua, Henry Juma, David Owino, Ahmad Ahmed, Chrispinus Onyango.

Ulinzi Stars Cup