Left winger John Bombay Kamau and keeper Elvis Oblak Ochoro will be seeking vital playtime as Nairobi City Stars takes on Mutomo Tigers in a Betway Cup clash at Kitui Stadium on Saturday 13 February 2021.
Kamau and teenager Ochoro are part of the 20-man squad named by head coach Sanjin Alagic for the round 64 game.
Overall team skipper Calvin Masawa who returned to full training in the ended week after a quad injury layoff is also Kitui bound.
As the trio make the squad, a few others have been given a much needed rest. They include keeper Steve Njunge and midfielder Peter Pinchez Opiyo who have played all 11 Premier League games so far.
Salim Shitu Abdalla who has played one less game compared to Njunge and Pinchez takes a rest as well as recent Harambee Stars callup Oliver Maloba.
Three other regulars in the first team; left back Herit Mungai, striker Davis Agesa and stopper Kenedy Vidic Onyango have been considered for the battle of the Cats in Kitui County.
20-man team to face Mutomo Tigers
16. Jacob Osano (GK), 1. Elvis Ochoro (GK), 5. Wesley Onguso, 9. Vincent Otieno Okoth, 32. Ezekiel Odera, 28. Herit Mungai Atariza, 25. Kenedy Onyango, 3. Charles Otieno, 22. Wycliffe Otieno, 27. Azizi Okaka, 24. Erick Ombija, 29. Ebrima Sanneh, 7. Rodgers Okumu, 20. Timothy Ouma, 2. Elvis Noor Ojiambo, 26. Bolton Omwenga, 19. Kevin Okumu, 8. Calvin Masawa, 15. John Kamau, 11. Davis Agesa,
Not considered: 23. Steve Njunge (GK), 10. Peter Opiyo, 21. Oliver Maloba, 4. Salim Abdalla (all rested), 6. Ronney Kola, 14. Rowland Makati (both on loan at Nairobi Stima), 12. Edwin Buliba (thigh injury), 18. Sven Yidah (thigh injury), 30. Anthony Kimani