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Victor Wanyama Dropped from Harambee Stars while Michael Olunga Given Captain Armband

Harambee Stars commander Victor Wanyama is among the eminent non-attendants from the team in ahead of the remaining 2021 Africa Nations Cup capability match at home to Togo and away to Egypt. Additionally absent from the squad, named on Saturday by coach Jacob Mulee, is veteran midfielder Johanna Omollo who is situated in Turkey. Also precluded is Eric Johanna and Ayub Timbe, situated in Sweden and Japan separately, close by caretaker Arnold Origi. Wanyama's nonattendance was not clarified however it be connected to fitness worries as the Montreal Impact player has not played seriously since last November when the MLS league season finished. His nonappearance could make ready for Michael Olunga to be given the captain's armband. Olunga last played for the national team longer than a year prior with his unlucky deficiencies credited to the coronavirus disease which confined travel from his previous base in Japan. Among those called up are goalkeeper Ian Otieno who is at Zesco United in Zambia close by defender Joseph Okumu and Joash Onyango who are situated in Sweden and Tanzania separately. However, Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Anthony Akumu and Duncan Ochieng who carries out his specialty at Lusaka Dynamos in Zambia have additionally made the cut. Harambee Stars will confront Egypt on March 25 in Nairobi, and then travel to Lome for a date with Togo in the last match of this opposition. Moreover, Kenya needs a success in these two matches to have a possibility of tying down qualification to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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