Kenya Names Squad for CECAFA Under-18 Champs Set for Nairobi

Nairobi — The national Under-18 women’s team will get into camp on Thursday to start preparations for the CECAFA Championships scheduled to kick off on the 24th of this month in Nairobi.

Head coach Beldine Odemba has named a provisional squad that includes a blend of players picked from schools around the country as well as some league players.

Coach Odemba says the team will be working hard to put on a good showing and make the home advantage count in the tournament.

“We are excited about the upcoming CECAFA U18 championships as this provides a great opportunity for our young talents to get exposure on an international stage,” said Odemba.

FKF Women Premier League sides, Ulinzi Starlets and Zetech Sparks have brought in seasoned talents Fasila Adhiambo, a star of the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom tournament, and Ivy Chepkirui.

Provisional Squad


Christine Omolo(Butere Girls), Scovia Awuor (Kobala Secondary), Terry Okova (Mogunga Girls), Velma Auma (Wiyeta Girls), Shihafu Askonotia (Dagoretti Mixed).


Robai Nelma (Lwandeti D.E.B), Vidah Okeyo (Butere Girls), Judith Okumu (Butere Girls), Dorcas Glenda (Butere Girls), Beryl Achieng (Magunga Secondary), Sharlot Atieno Obondi (KISPED), Philomena Syombua (Kamkunji Secondary), Claire meris (Kobala Secondary), Junedezina Awino (Itigo Girls), Lorine Ilavunga (Wiyeta Girls), Sharon Omwangale (Wiyeta Girls), Ruth Akinyi (Nasokol Girls).