Harambee Starlets Squad for the Turkish Cup named

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Harambee Starlets squad took part in friendly match training as part of preparations for the upcoming Turkish Women cup. The matches were played at the Ongata Senior School. [Courtesy]

The Harambee Starlets squad set to take part in the upcoming Turkish Women’s Cup scheduled for March 2-11 in Turkey has been revealed.

Starlets Head Coach David Ouma named his final squad of 21, including Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom tournament star Jane Njeri.

Ouma, however, has dropped four players including Thika Queens’ Phiona Ariko, Cynthia Livondo of Trans Nzoia Falcons, Cynthia Shilwatso of Vihiga Queens and Elizabeth Katungwa of Mombasa Olympics all were in the initial 25 team provisional squad.

Here is the Starlets Squad 

Goalkeepers

Judith Osimbo, Monica Odato, and Stella Ahono.

Defenders

Vivian Nasaka, Lucy Akoth, Nelly Sawe, Foscah Nashivanda, Dorcas Shikobe, Dorcas Shivekam, and Lydia Akoth.

Midfielders

Sylvia Makhungu, Sheril Angach, Jentrix Shikangwa, Janet Bundi, Rachael Muema, Mercy Airo, and Topistar Situma.

Forwards

Stella Anyango, Jane Njeri Mwanahalima Adam and Purity Alukwe.

The reigning CECAFA champions will kick off the competition tomorrow when they face Northern Ireland, after which they will take on Chile on Saturday and square things up against Uzbekistan on Tuesday, March 10.

Starlets will use the tournament to warm up for the first round of the 2020 Women Cup of Nations in April where they are set to play against Tanzania.

The team jetted off today morning to Istanbul, Turkey, for the upcoming Turkish Women’s Cup.