Dennis Oliech has been a good servant for the national team over the years.
His scorcher against Cape Verde sent us to the Africa Cup of Nations in 2004.
In important games, we have needed a leader and a man to rely on, and Oliech has never dissapointed when we have called on him.
The amount of important goals he has scored are too many to count and in my opinion, his name is and should be the first on the Stars team sheet every time.
He is a rock for us and if you ask me, Mr Harambee Stars.
The thing with Oliech is that at the moment, he is at the right age to prosper.
He is around 27 to 28 years old and has matured well.
Initially when he started playing for the national team, he was temperamental and not fully focussed.
Now though, he has been through a few seasons in France, where the high's of Champions League football and the low's of relegation have given him a different perspective to life.
Now, he knows what it means to be a professional and how important he is to his club and the national team.
I think that the head coach Henri Michel should make him permanent captain.
The other day against South Africa, he gave a solid performance and lead from the front. He was our inspiration.
When he did not have the ball, he worked hard to chase the game and when the penalty came, which was a pressure moment, he took over the situation like the leader he is.
Leaders take responsibility.
All-round, he was fantastic to watch and hopefully, he can carry this into the next few years.
In other matters, the team selection was good, as we saw some faces we have never seen before, both young and old, which is a good place to start.
Michel is not afraid to try out new things and that is what we need in our national team.
We need players to be given a chance to show what they can do, which has not been the case before, where we used the same old people and used others that were not good enough.
If he can continue like this and get the required time on the job, I think we will have a few successful years.
A marker has been set and the hope is that it goes on that way.