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We will support Harambee Starlets: Amina Mohammed

The government has pledged maximum support for Harambee Starlets, the national women team ahead of their 2020 Olympic games qualifier.

Starlets, who will be facing off with Zambia in the 4th round, had financial challenges hence Football Kenya Federation (FKF) had to call off the training camp.

But today, Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed, who visited the team at their residence, pledged to support the team said the ministry will create a “suitable environment” for the girls.

The David Ouma charges will be facing Zambia, Shepolopolo on 8th November in the first leg before traveling to Zambia for a return leg in Lusaka.

FKF Deputy President Doris Petra, expressed her gratitude to the Government for its timely intervention, while exuding confidence that the team will deliver positive results

“We thank you CS Amina Mohamed for heeding to the call of the Starlets and allocating funds that helped them join the camp ahead of the Olympic Qualifier game against Zambia,” said Petra.

SQUAD

Goalkeepers

Annete Kundu (Eldoret Falcons), Judith Osimbo (Gaspo Women), Wilfrida Seda (Vihiga Queens), Monica Odato (Wadadia)

Defenders

Vivian Nasaka (Vihiga Queens), Dorcas Shikobe (Oserian Ladies), Lydia Akoth (Thika Queens), Lucy Akoth (Mathare United Women), Ruth Ingosi (Eldoret Falcons), Wincate Kaari (Gaspo Women), Nelly Sawe (Thika Queens), Dorcas Shiveka (Eldoret Falcons), Sylvia Lumasia (Kibera Girls Soccer Academy)

Midfielders

Jentrix Shikangwa (Wiyeta Girls), Cynthia Shilwatso (Vihiga Queens), Sheril Angachi (Gaspo Women), Corazone Aquino (Gaspo Women), Mwanalima Adam (Thika Queens), Elizabeth Wambui (Gaspo Women), Providence Kasiala (Wiyeta Girls)

Forwards

Topistar Situma (Vihiga Queens), Bertha Omita (Kisumu All Starlets), Mercy Airo (Kisumu All Starlets), Janet Bundi (Eldoret Falcons)

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