August 6, 2021 Patrick Korir

Three changes against Mathare United

Anthony Kimani of Nairobi City Stars in a game against Mathare United on Tue 2 March 2021 at Kasarani Annex. City Stars won 2-0

Head coach John Amboko has made three changes from the squad that beat AFC Leopards 2-1 on Tuesday as he trains his guns for a showdown against Mathare United on Saturday 7 August 2021 at Ruaraka starting 1 pm.

Mid kingpin and field captain Anthony Muki Kimani is suspended as well as right-back Kevin Chumsy Okumu due to accumulated yellow cards.

Adding on to Amboko’s list of absentees is marauding forward Davis Agesa who picked an injury during the Leopards’ games.

The places of the three in the 20-man squad have been filled up by Azizi Okaka, Wesley Onguso, and Ebrima Sanneh.

From the squad that faced Mathare United in the first leg and won 2-0, the changes are eight.

Other than the replaced three; Muki, Chumsy, and Agesa, keeper Elvis Ochoro, and stopper Salim Abdalla who is out due to suspension

Flyer Rodgers Okuse Okumu who scored in the first leg, attacking-mid Oliver Maloba, and another midfield king Peter Opiyo are all out injured.

Their vacated slots have been taken up by Elvis Noor Ojiambo, John Kamau, Vincent Jamaica Otieno Okoth, Herit Mungai Atariza, and striker Nicholas Kipkirui, keeper Jacob Osano and utility back Edwin Buliba.

20-man squad to face Mathare United

Goalkeepers: 16. Jacob Osano (GK), 23. Steve Njunge (GK),

Defenders: 26. Balton Omwenga, 25. Kenedy Onyango, 8. Calvin Masawa, 22. Wycliffe Otieno, 28. Herit Mungai Atariza, 12. Edwin Buliba, 5. Wesley Onguso,

Midfielders: 3. Charles Otieno, 2. Elvis Noor Ojiambo, 20. Timothy Noor Ouma, 18. Sven Yidah, 15. John Kamau, 27. Azizi Okaka,

Strikers: 17. Nicholas Kipkirui, 32. Ezekiel Odera, 9. Vincent Otieno Okoth, 24. Erick Ombija, 29. Ebrima Sanneh

Not considered: 6. Ronney Kola, 14. Rowland Makati (both on loan at Nairobi Stima), 21. Oliver Maloba (injured), 1. Elvis Ochoro (GK), 4. Salim Abdalla (suspended), 7. Rodgers Okumu (rest), 10. Peter Opiyo (injury), 19. Kevin Okumu & 30. Anthony Kimani (both suspended), 11. Davis Agesa (injured)

Nairobi City Stars, Vihiga United

City Stars forward Davis Agesa goes for the ball during a round 27 Premier League tie against Vihiga United at the ASK Showground in Nakuru on Wed 21 July 2021. The tie ended 0-0

Chumsy , City Stars

Kevin Okumu goes for the ball with Ulinzi Stars’ John Njuguna during a matchday 25 Betking Premier League tie at the ASK Showground in Nakuru on Sat 10 Jul 2021. Nairobi City Stars won the game 2-0