The player suffered a knock during their FK Cup quarterfinal fall to AFC Leopards in Mumias and is yet to fully recover forcing him out of the weekend duel at the City Stadium.
Karuturi are also expected to make changes in their goalkeeping after veteran keeper Noah Ayuko was also left behind with a nagging injury sustained in training.
-We are not sure of whom we will start in the match between Maloba and Wanyika but both keepers are ready for the match, assured Nam.
Wanyika has however been deputizing Ayuko whenever he is
The match starts at 1600Hrs.