The Kenya Lionesses kicked off their preparation for the oncoming duty in Dubai on Monday 1st October at the RFUEA Grounds. The ladies have been in off-season since April when they participated in the 2018 Commonwealth games in Australia where they finished sixth.
Head Coach, Kevin Wambua has been scouting for new stars to join his team during the KRU Women’s League and he has added eight new players, four of whom are still in high school. This adds on to the squad’s young talent. The Lionesses first duty will be in Dubai, end of this November during the Invitational International Women’s Tournament.
The Provisional squad:
Nakuru: Grace Adhiambo, Angeline Apiyo, StanChart Impala: Judith Auma, Diana Awino, Stella Wafula*, Christabel Tata. Homeboyz: Sheilla Chajira Leah Njogu* Camilla Cynthia, Linet Moraa, Sophia Ayieta, Enid Ouma*. Mwamba: Janet Okello, Sarah Oluche, Terry Ayesa*, Celestine Masinde, Agatha Jamary*. Northern suburbs: Philadelphia Olando, Sinaida Aura, Janet Kerubo, Faith Keino*. Shamas: Phoebe Akinyi*, Maureen Atieno*. Comras: Dorcas Akinyi*. Barchando: Lorraine Akoth*
Janet Owino(Homeboyz) who fractured her ankle during the World Sevens Series Qualifiers in Hong Kong is set to start her rehab as the team embarks on training.