Goalkeeper Patrick Matasi has been handed another call up in the National soccer team Harambee Stars that will be heading to camp ahead of the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier against Egypt and Togo.
Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has however named a 25 man squad that has new faces in the team led by AFC Leopards mercurial striker Mark Makwatta and Daniel Sakari from Kariobangi Sharks.
Matasi can now afford a smile after he was left out in Stars friendly match against Mozambique.
John Avire, who made a mark at the 2019 continental showpiece, has also been called up along with former AFC Leopards Keeper Ian Otieno who plies his trade in Zambia with Red Arrows FC..
The team, according to a FKF communiqué, will kicks off non-residential training on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, in Nairobi. Stars will face Egypt on November 14, in Cairo, and Togo on November 19, 2019, at the MISC Kasarani.
Goalkeepers-Patrick Matasi (St. George SC, Ethiopia), Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars, Kenya), Ian Otieno (Red Arrows, Zambia)
Defenders-Johnstone Omurwa (Wazito, Kenya), Harun Shakava (Nkana, Zambia), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Daniel Sakari (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya), Hillary Wandera (Tusker, Kenya), Erick Ouma (Vasalunds IF, Sweden), Joseph Okumu (IF Elfsborg, Sweden), Samuel Olwande (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya)
Midfielders-Teddy Akumu (Zesco United, Zambia), Johanna Omollo (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Ayub Timbe (Beijing Renhe, China), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), Boniface Muchiri (Tusker, Kenya), Lawrence Juma (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Cliff Nyakeya (FC Masr, Egypt), Erick Johanna Omondi (IF Brommapojkarma, Sweden), Whyvone Isuza (AFC Leopards, Kenya)
Forwards-Michael Olunga (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan), Jesse Were (Zesco United, Zambia), John Avire (Sofapaka, Kenya), John Mark Makwatta (AFC Leopards, Kenya)