Thursday Nov 30, 2017. 11:30
Another Kenyan international player has been ruled out of the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge and it comes in the name of midfielder Kenneth Muguna.
Muguna has picked up a thigh injury five days before the regional tournament is scheduled to kick-off on Sunday.
He becomes the second player to miss out after Gor Mahia’s defender Harun Shakava.
The 2016 Footballer of the Year has been replaced by Thika United’s Brian Tsuma in the squad that reported for residential camp on Sunday at Nairobi’s Utalii Hotel.
Harambee Stars will take on the Amavubi Stars of Rwanda in their opening match on the December 3 at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.
Kenya, who are drawn in Pool A, will then take on Tanzania, Zanzibar and guest team Libya as they hope to reclaim the title they last lifted in 2013 at the Nyayo National Stadium.
Pool B is headlined by defending champions Uganda who will take on Ethiopia, Burundi, South Sudan and guest outfit Zimbabwe.