Sofapaka bench Asike in Tusker clash

  Posted: 12 Sep 12, 08:33

By: Dan Ngulu

The 2009 Tusker Premier League (TPL) champions Sofapaka have named the team to face off with reigning champions Tusker in the Wednesday 12 September encounter at the Nyayo National Stadium.

Owino to partner Fighter

Eugene Asike, who recently returned from a short trial stint in Sweden, will start from the bench as former Tusker FC man George Owino is preferred to partner with Edgar Ochieng in the heart of the defence.

With Hashim Mukhwana, Abdalla Juma and John Njoroge all missing, Anthony Kimani and captain James Situma will shift to the defence while Osborne Monday starts his first league game since returning from injury.

Starting XI: Duncan Ochieng (GK), James Situma (cpt), Edgar Ochieng, George Owino, Anthony Kimani, Collins Okoth, Osborne Monday, Heritier Luvualu, Bob Mugalia, Humphrey Mieno, John Baraza.

Substitutes: David Okello (GK), Eugene Asike, Felly Mulumba, Elli Asieche, Danson Kago, Joseph Nyaga, John Onami.


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