Omondi, Bwire return as Firat names provisional Harambee Stars quad

Harambee Stars captain Michael Olunga (center) and fellow teammates during a past national team camp.[Stafford Ondego,Standard]

Gor Mahia winger Boniface Omondi and Tusker goalkeeper Brian Bwire returned to the national football team after being named in the 30-team Harambee Stars provisional squad on Monday.

Alongside Kakamega Homboyz's Robinson Kamura, the trio return to the Engin Firat training camp ahead of the four nations tournament, scheduled to be held in Mauritius from June 11th to June 18th.

This 30-man provisional squad comprises a blend of talented local-based players and several foreign-based players.

Among the new faces receiving their maiden call-ups to the national team are Simon Masaka (Sofapaka), Kevin Luke Otiala (Kariobangi Sharks), Charles Ouma (Kenya Police), and Moses Shummah (Kakamega Homeboyz).

Harambee Stars kick off residential training on Monday 5th June and are set to depart for Mauritius on June 10 2023.

They will be pitted against the hosts Mauritius, Djibouti, and Pakistan.

Harambee Stars Provisional Squad

Goalkeepers

Ian Otieno (Zesco, Zambia), Bryne Odhiambo (KCB) ,Brian Bwire (Tusker), Simon Masaka (Sofapaka)

Defenders

Joseph Okumu (Gent, Belgium), Daniel Anyembe (Viborg, Denmark), Erick Ouma (AIK, Sweden) Collins Shichenje (KUPS), Daniel Sakari (Tusker), David Ochieng (Kenya Police), Abud Omar (Kenya Police), Mohamed Siraj (Bandari), Kevin Luke Otiala (Kariobangi Sharks), Robinson Kamura (Kakamega Homeboyz)

Midfielders

Amos Nondi (Ararat, Armenia), Richard Odada (Philadelphia Union, USA), Kenneth Muguna (Azam, Tanzania), Teddy Akumu (Sagan Tosu, Japan), Alvin Mangeni (Kenya Police), Clifton Miheso (Kenya Police), Charles Ouma (Kenya Police), Abdallah Hassan (Bandari), Joseph Mwangi (Nzoia Sugar), Alpha Onyango (Gor Mahia), Bonface Omondi- (Gor Mahia), Victor Omune (AFC Leopards ).

Forwards

Michael Olunga (Al Duhail, Qatar), Masoud Juma (Difaa El Jadidi, Morocco), Moses Shummah (Kakamega Homeboyz), Benson Omalla (Gor Mahia).

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