19 December 2012

Africa: KBF Pick Provisional Side for Africa Zone Five Tour

NATIONAL champions Co-operative Bank have six players in the provisional national team list released yesterday for the Zone Five Nations Cup slated for next month in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Veteran tactician Ronnie Owino and Philip Onyango will handle the women's team while Francis Ngunjiri and Peter Kiganya will take care of the men. Nelly Oluoch and George Odhiambo willmanage the women and men's teams respectively.

USIU star guard Hilda Indasi, who was named the Most Valuable Player in the just concluded league leads Eagle Wings trio of Samba Mjomba, Angela Okoth and Shilalei Shani, who also made the cut.

The teams will start training for the championships early next year once the federation and the coaches have sat down and drawn a programme. The winning team from the Dar festival will represent the zone in the Africa Nations Cup 2013.

Squad--Women: Samba Mjomba (Wings), Grace Wajnjiku (Strathmore), Brenda Angesii (KPA), Ceila Asitio (Co-op), Dennis Apondi (Strathmore), Debra Obunga (NYTA Shimba), Hilda Indasi (USIU), Angela Okoth (Wings), Linda Alando (Co-op), Emma Nyakweba (Co-op), Purity Ouma (UCU Uganda), Shilalei Shani (Wings), Yvonne Akinyi (KPA), Eleanor Musundi (Co-op), Susan Akinyi (Storms), Vilma Achieng (NYTA Shimba), Taudensia Peter (NYTA Shimba) and Nancy Atieno (USIU): Men: Joseph Khaemba., Titus Musembi (Co-op), Griffin Ligare (Thunder), Tobias Onyango (KCB), Allan Ouma (Co-op), Samuel Odera (Strathmore), Alex Lugasi (KPA), James Omune (Ulinzi), Evans Letting (USIU), Okwako Halwenge (Co-op), Fred Osore (MMUST), James Mwangi (Co-op ), Martin Gitonga (KPA), Yoni Wanambiro (KCB), Kevin Gitonga (USIU), Roy Kahure (KCB), Antony Mbori (KCB) and Joseph Ondinyo (Co-op).

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