Corazon Aquino and Lilian Awour have been drafted to the Harambee Starlets U-20 national team ahead of the friendly tie against Jordan away in September. Aquino, who plays for the Soccer Queens FKF women’s Premier League, was in the team that participated in the Cecafa women’s hosted in Uganda last year and the Africa Cup of Nations in held Cameroon.
Awour from Nyakach Girls’ was scouted by Starlets coach David Ouma during the last year’s Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) games and later joined the national team to the Cecafa tournament. The 40-member provisional squad have been training under the national team captain Ann Olouch and Jackline Akoth at the Moi Girls High School. They however broke camp last week.
Others in the team are goalkeeper Diana Tembesi, defenders Leah Cherotich and Maureen Khakasa and mid fielder Martha Amunyolete of Wiyeta Secondary school.
Others are —goalkeeper, Judith Osimbo, mid-fielders Cynthia Akinyi and Teresia Lundu and attacker Mercy Airo from Nyakach. St. Paul’s Abwao have defending trio of Lucy Akoth, Samimu Nabutwa and Christine Awour and midfielder Tina Turner while attackers Cynthia Shilwotso and Lilian Mmboga and defender Vivian Nasaka have been drawn from Ibinzo Girls.
Olympics High School have midfielders Dora Achieng, Sheril Angach and attacker Sharon Adhiambo while Nginda Girls have attacking duo of Christine Kitaru and Rachael Mwema. Mathare United have attacker Diana Wacera as Vihiga Leeds have donated attacker Tereza Engesha. St John’s Kaloleni have Regina Shehe while FKF champions Thika Queens have Wincate Kaari.
Goalkeepers: Dianah Tembesi, Judith Osimbo, Regina Shehe, Lillian Awuor
Defenders: Lucy Akoth Achieng, Samimu Nabutwa, Wincate Kaari,Leah Cherotich, Christine Awuor, Vivian Nasaka, Khakasa Maureen
Midfielders: Tina Turner, Cynthia Akinyi, Lundu Teresia, Corazone Aquino, Dora Achieng, Sheril Angach, Amunyolete Martha.
Strikers: Rachael Mwema, Sharon Adhiambo,Cynthia Shilwatso,Diana Wacera,Christine Kitaru,Tereza Engesha, Lilian Mmboga, Mercy Airo.
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