July 30, 2021 Patrick Korir

Three changes for Tusker duel

Nairobi City Stars striker Erick Ombija supported by skipper Anthony Kimani during a first leg clash against Tusker at Utalii on 21 March 2021.The game ended 2-2

From the squad that lost 2-1 to Bidco United on Monday, head coach John Amboko has made three changes as Nairobi City Stars visit log leaders Tusker at Ruaraka on Friday 30 July 2021 starting 3.15 pm.

In comes striker Erick Ombija who was on compassionate leave for defender Wesley Onguso as stopper Kenedy Onyango, suspended for the Bidco game, takes up the place of centre-back Salim Shitu Abdalla who saw red in that game.

The final change sees the return of keeper Jacob Osano for Elvis Ochoro.

From the squad that played Tusker in the first leg in March at Utalii, and drew 2-2, the changes made are five.

Other than Salim and Onguso, midfielders Oliver Maloba and Sven Yidah, and flyer Rodgers Okumu will all miss the upcoming Tusker reverse.

Maloba and Yidah are still out with the Kenya U23 team in Ethiopia for the CECAFA Championship.

In place of the five is utility back Edwin Buliba, strikers Vincent Jamaica Otieno and Ezekiel Odera, left-back Herit Mungai, and winger Azizi Okaka.

20-man squad to face Tusker FC

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

Defenders: 26. Balton Omwenga, 25. Kenedy Onyango8. Calvin Masawa, 19. Kevin Okumu, 22. Wycliffe Otieno, 28. Herit Mungai Atariza, 12. Edwin Buliba

Midfielders: 30. Anthony Kimani, 3. Charles Otieno, 2. Elvis Noor Ojiambo, 20. Timothy Noor Ouma, 27. Azizi Okaka, 15. John Kamau,

Strikers: 17. Nicholas Kipkirui , 11. Davis Agesa, 32. Ezekiel Odera, 9. Vincent Otieno Okoth, 24. Erick Ombija

Not considered: 6. Ronney Kola, 14. Rowland Makati (both on loan at Nairobi Stima), 18. Sven Yidah & 21. Oliver Maloba (out on U23 CECAFA duty), 1. Elvis Ochoro (GK), 5. Wesley Onguso, 4. Salim Abdalla (suspended), 29. Ebrima Sanneh (injury), 7. Rodgers Okumu (rest), 10. Peter Opiyo (injury)

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