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Ulinzi's Neddy Akoth recalled to Harambee Starlets

WOMEN IN SPORTS By Rodgers Eshitemi | October 8th 2021
Thika Queens Dorcas Shikobe (left) and Judith Ombena challenge Neddy Akoth (centre) of Ulinzi Starlets FC during their Women Premier League at Utalii Grounds on Sunday, Dec 13, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Ulinzi Starlets prolific striker Neddy Akoth has been recalled to the national team, Harambee Starlets after almost three years in the cold.

Akoth is among the three Ulinzi players, who have made the cut in coach Charles Okere’s 31-member provisional squad for the upcoming 2022 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) two-legged qualifier against South Sudan.

Goalkeeper Maureen Shimuli and striker Lucy Mukhwana are the other players from the recently crowned FKF Women’s Cup champions.

Starlets are set to report to a residential camp at Lamada Hotel tomorrow ahead of the two-legged encounter to be held in Nairobi on October 20 and 24 respectively.

Harambee Starlets Squad: Annete Kundu, Ruth Ingotsi(Unattached), Pauline Katharu, Lilian Mmboga, Lorna Nyarinda (Kibera Girls Soccer), Maureen Shimuli, Lucy Mukhwana, Neddy Akoth (Ulinzi Starlets) Lilian Awour, Vivian Nasaka, Phoebe Awiti, Enez Mango, Mercy Oginga, Maureen Ater, Terry Engesha, Janet Bundi, Jentrix Shikangwa, Violet Wanyonyi (Vihiga Queens), Juliet Adipo (Kayole Starlets), Dorcas Shikobe (Lakatama FC), Lucy Akoth (Mathare United), Dorcas Neema (Nakuru Queens), Nelly Sawe, Lydia Akoth, Rachael Mwema, Mwanahalima Adam (Thika Queens), Sheril Angach, Corazone Aquino, Elizabeth Wambui (Gaspo), Martha Amunyolet (Trans Nzoia Queens), Merceline Wayodi (Kisumu AllStarlets).


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