Kenya make six changes for Hong Kong tie

The Simbas have made six changes to the squad that started Tuesday’s 31-10 loss to Russia as they brace for their final Regal Hotels Cup of Nations encounter against hosts Hong Kong at 12.00pm EAT (5.00pm HKT) on Saturday 18 November.

Curtis Lilako (left) and Jacob Ojee (right) during the Simbas captain’s run at the Hong Kong Football Club on Friday 17 November 2017

Sam Onsomu, Nato Simiyu, George Nyambua and David Ambunya who all came on from the bench are handed starts alongside Jacob Ojee and Tony Onyango who were rested on Tuesday. There is also a return for Eric Kerre who has shrugged off the effects of a knock in the opening fixture against Chile to start this tie off the bench.

Martin Owilah, deployed at openside against Russia starts this tie at number eight in the absence of Joshua Chisanga with Davis Chenge slotting into the openside flank.

Peter Kilonzo, Joshua Chisanga and Alex Olaba are rested.

Kenya v Hong Kong
15. Tony Onyango, 14. Darwin Mukidza, 13. David Ambunya, 12. Leo Owade, 11. Jacob Ojee, 10. Nato Simiyu, 9. Samson Onsomu, 1. Oscar Simiyu, 2. Peter Karia, 3. Dennis Karani, 4. Wilson Kopondo (captain), 5. Oliver Mang’eni, 6. George Nyambua, 7. Davis Chenge, 8. Martin Owilah REPLACEMENTS 16. Philip Ikambili, 17. Moses Amusala, 18. Curtis Lilako, 19. Eric Kerre, 20. Elkeans Musonye, 21. Lyle Asiligwa, 22. Biko Adema, 23. Vincent Mose

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