Suspended Harambee Stars duo of Paul Were and Kevin Omondi have made a return to the Harambee Stars CECAFA squad after they were pardoned following their apology.
According to the Football Kenya Federation, the two will be part of the team that will face Zanzibar in the semifinals set for Thursday 6 December 2012 at the Nambole Stadium in order to boost the squad.
-Having considered the fact that we are in the semi-finals of the ongoing Tusker Cecafa Cup and the coach does not have many options on the bench, we have decided to recall the two players to the national team, read the statement in part.
-Having named the two in a list of 20 players before the tournament, there is no way we can’t replace them according to the tournament rules and with selected injuries in the team, they would certainly be a boost to the side. They had apologized to the entire for their mistakes and will be keen to steer the national team to glory.
Already in camp
The two traveled back to Uganda on Tuesday after Stars qualified for the semifinals by seeing off Malawi and are part of the squad training on Wednesday 5 December at the Kyambogo University grounds.
Harambee Stars face Zanzibar in the first match on Thursday 6 December 2012 at the Nambole Stadium starting 1600Hrs.