Mayienga drop two as Kenya Lionesses jet out for Afrobasket championships

Felmas Koranga and Medina Okoth have been dropped from Kenya Lionesses, the national women basketball team ahead of Fiba AfroBasket Championships.

Head coach George Mayienga dropped the duo was ruled out after failing to be released by her Troy University in the US and Okoth rendered ineligible by Fiba.

Mayienga has replaced the duo with Ivy Opicho and Angela Luchivya where the team will be flying out on Wednesday morning to Cameroon.

The Lionesses triumphed at the Africa Zone V qualifiers in Rwanda in July as Kenya returns to AfroBasket since 2019 after failing to win any match.

Kenya will face hosts Cameroon and Cape Verde in pool A where they will open the tournament against Cameroon.

Kenya Lionesses traveling team

1.  Rose Ouma
2.  Victoria Reynolds
3.  Natalie Akinyi
4.  Melissa Akinyi
5.  Jemimah Night
6.  Selina Okumu
7.  Georgia Adhiambo
8.  Mercy Wanyama
9.   Brenda Wasuda
10. Vilma Owino
11. Christine Akinyi
12. Ivy Opicho

Team officials

1. Joseph Amoko- Head of Delegation
2. George Mayienga- Head Coach
3. Mike Opel- Asst. Coach
4. Eunice Ouma- Biosecurity officer for COVID-19
5. Sylvia Kamau- TM
6. Angela Luchivya- Federation Official
7. Hilary Kubai- Doctor
8. Farida Kavere- Physiotherapist

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