Knee injury a blow to Masud Juma ahead of international friendly

Masud Juma has withdrawn from the Harambee Stars squad ahead of a international friendly match against Mozambique in two week time.

The JS Kabilye player in Algeria pulled out of the friendly match after picking an injury.

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) confirmed his pulling out and in his place taken by Ulinzi Stars Enosh Ochieng.

Head coach Francis Kimanzi had listed Masud in his final team for the friendly match but a knee injury that has kept him out of action for his club will see his time out of the national team extended after failing to make an appearance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt.

His replacement, Enosh, will now be in the team for the fourth straight game since making his international debut in the CHAN qualifier against Tanzania in Dar es Salaam in July 2019 and in this match he will be gunning for his third cap at the team.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Ian Otieno (Red Arrow, Zambia), Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars, Kenya), Faruk Shikalo (Young Africans, Tanzania)

Defenders: Johnstone Omurwa (Wazito, Kenya), Harun Shakava (Nkana, Zambia), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Yusuf Mainge (FK Pohronie, Slovakia), Hillary Wandera (Tusker, Kenya), Erick Ouma (Vasalunds IF, Sweden), Joseph Okumu (IF Elfsborg, Sweden), Samuel Olwande (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya)

Midfielders: Anthony Akumu (Zesco United, Zambia), Abdallah Hassan (Bandari, Kenya), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Duke Abuya (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya), Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspurs, England), Cliffton Miheso (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Lawrence Juma (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Cliff Nyakeya (FC Masr, Egypt), Whyvone Isuza (AFC Leopards, Kenya)

Forwards: Michael Olunga (Kashiwa Reysol), Jesse Were (Zesco United, Zambia), Enosh Ochieng (Ulinzi Stars, Kenya

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