May 23, 2021 Patrick Korir

Herit one of four changes for Sofapaka clash

Herit Mungai (28), Jimmy Bageya (19) during a friendly against Mt. Kenya United on Sat 14 Nov 2020 at Dagoretti High. It ended 1-1

Head coach Sanjin Alagic has unveiled his 20-man list for to face Sofapaka on Monday 24 May 2021 in the 18th round Kenyan Premier League tie at Ruaraka starting 3pm.

There are four changes from the lot that was named to face champions Gor Mahia last weekend.

Peter Pinchez Opiyo who missed the game due to a knock has been passed fit to face Batoto Ba Mungu.

He takes up a spot in the squad vacated by Erick Ombija who was red carded in the Gor game.

Opiyo returns after missing two games. He had missed an earlier game against Tusker due to accumulated yellow cards.

A second change sees the return of stopper Wycliffe Otieno who was rested in the last game. He takes the place of Nairobi City Stars longest serving player Calvin Masawa.

Masawa, at Simba wa Nairobi since 2011, has been a regular in match day squads.

The third change sees the entry of left footed Herit Mungai Atariza after missing the last six games.

Herit, who last featured against Kakamega Homeboyz in February, replaces another left footer Wesley Onguso.

One last change is in the goal tending sector where Kenya U20 consideration Elvis Ochoro Ochieng takes up the place of Jacob Osano.

20-man squad to face Sofapaka

Goal keepers: 1. Elvis Ochoro, 23. Steve Njunge

Defenders: 26. Balton Omwenga, 25. Kenedy Onyango, 4. Salim Abdalla, 19. Kevin Okumu, 12. Edwin Buliba, 22. Wycliffe Otieno, 28. Herit Mungai Atariza

Midfielders: 18. Sven Yidah, 30. Anthony Kimani, 21. Oliver Maloba, 3. Charles Otieno, 2. Elvis Noor Ojiambo, 7. Rodgers Okumu, 10. Peter Opiyo

Strikers: 17. Nicholas Kipkirui , 11. Davis Agesa, 32. Ezekiel Odera, 29. Ebrima Sanneh

Not considered: 6. Ronney Kola, 14. Rowland Makati (both on loan at Nairobi Stima), 16. Jacob Osano (GK), 27. Azizi Okaka, 9. Vincent Otieno Okoth, 5. Wesley Onguso, 20. Timothy Noor Ouma, 8. Calvin Masawa, 15. John Kamau, 24. Erick Ombija (suspended)

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