Harambee Stars’ official African Cup of Nations (Afcon) 2019 squad numbers has been disclosed by Football Kenya Federation (FKF).
The team is currently in France preparing for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations that will be staged in Egypt in June-July.
Stars will be making a comeback to the biennial tournament after a 15-year absence.
The team has been pooled in group C alongside Senegal, Algeria and Tanzania.
Captain Victor Wanyama will don his iconic number 12 jersey — same as his Tottenham jersey number.
Sweden based midfielder Erick Johanna will have number 10 at the back of his jersey, the shirt was previously worn by former Harambee Stars captain, Dennis Oliech.
Japan based striker Michael Olunga will wear number 14 while China based speedy winger Ayub Timbe will maintains his favorite number 7.
Newbie John Avire will wear jersey number 9 while Sweden based Erick ‘Marcelo’ Ouma will wear jersey number 13.
Official Afcon Squad Numbers
Patrick Matasi, 1. Faruk Shikalo, 23. John Oyemba
Philemon Otieno, 5. Musa Mohamed, 3. Abud Omar, 13. Eric Ouma, 4. Joash Onyango, 15. David Owino, 6. Bernard Ochieng
Dennis Odhiambo, 17. Ismael Gonzalez, 10. Eric Johanna, 12. Victor Wanyama, 2. Joseph Okumu, 19. Ovella Ochieng, 11. Francis Kahata, 7. Ayub Timbe, Johanna Omollo, 16. Paul Were
John Avire, 14. Michael Olunga, 22. Masud Juma
Story by Teya Kevin, Tuko Correspondent.
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