Four players have been dropped from the Kenya National Women team which is in camp ahead of the upcoming Olympics Qualifier against Malawi.
Gaspo Women’s Esther Nandika, Trans Nzoia Falcons’ Susan Muhonja, Nyuki Starlets’ Cynthia Matekwa, and Makolanders’ Lidiah Karani have been dropped after the team’s first week of training last week.
Meanwhile, Eldoret Falcons’ Ruth Ingosi, Kayole Starlets’ Sharon Kasambi, and Gaspo Women’s Elizabeth Wambui have been called up as the team enters its second week of training on Monday, July 22, 2019, in Nairobi.
The first leg of the qualifier has been slated for August 28, 2019, with the second leg set to be played on September 1, 2019. Kenya got a bye in the first round, and will have either of Gabon or Ghana in their way in the third round should they pass the Malawi test. The qualifying tournament, which is in its fifth edition, will determine which team gains qualification to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan.
Wilfrida Seda (Vihiga Queens), Judith Osimbo (Gaspo Youth), Elizabeth Atieno (Wadadia), Annette Kundu (Eldoret Falcons), Lilian Awuor (Vihiga Queens)
Lilian Adera (Vihiga Queens), Maureen Khakasa (Trans Nzoia Falcons), Vivian Nasaka (Vihiga Queens), Enez Mango (Vihiga Queens), Dorcas Sikobe (Oserian), Lucy Akoth (Mathare United Women), Lydia Akoth (Thika Queens), Stella Anyango (Gaspo)
Myline Awuor (Vihiga Queens), Sheril Angachi (Gaspo), Cynthia Shilwatso (Vihiga Queens), Vivian Corazone (Gaspo), Yvonne Kavere (Soccer Queens), Cynthia Matekwa (Nyuki Starlets), Janet Bundi (Eldoret Falcons), Rebecca Akinyi (Oserian Ladies), Maurine Achieng (Vihiga Queens), Martha Amunyolete (Trans Nzoia Falcons), Bertha Omita (Kisumu All Starlets), Mwanahalima Adam (Thika Queens), Rachael Muema (Thika Queens), Elizabeth Wambui (Gaspo Women)
Topista Nafula (Vihiga Queens), Tumaini Waliaula (Trans Nzoia Falcons), Mercy Airo (Kisumu All Starlets), Phoebe Owiti (Vihiga Queens), Terry Engesha (Vihiga Queens), Cynthia Achieng (Kisumu All Starlets), Winnie Kanyotu (Gaspo Youth), Elizabeth Katungwa (Kwale Girls), Ruth Ingosi (Eldoret Falcons), Sharon Kasambi (Kayole Starlet)