Ochieng' starts against Tusker

Mathare United striker Chris Ochieng' (right) vies for the ball with Gor Mahia defender Harun Shakava during their Round Six Kenyan Premier League match at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Januay 6, 2019.

Head coach Francis Kimanzi has  made one change to his first eleven for the Round Seven Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match against Tusker at Ruaraka on Saturday. 

Allan Owiny continues in goal after making his debut against Gor Mahia. He will be shielded by an unchanged back four that has David Owino at left back, James Situma on the opposite end while Andrew Juma and Johnstone Omurwa form the central defence partnership.


Skipper Chrispin Oduor will be charged with providing the creative spark alongside club top scorer Cliff Nyakeya in the number 10 role. Roy Okal will provide defensive cover behind them.

Upfront, Kevin Kimani and James Kinyanjui will play either side of new inclusion Chris Ochieng' who made a positive impact following his introduction against the champions.

As a result, Clifford Alwanga drops to the bench which also has David Okello, Harun Junior, Francis Omondi, Ahmed Ahmad, Tyson Otieno and Alphonce Ndonye. 

Starting XI: 26. Allan Owiny (GK) 16.David Owino 28.James Situma 19.Johnstone Omurwa 12.Andrew Juma 22.Roy Okal 29.Chrispin Oduor (C) 11.Cliff Nyakeya 17.James Kinyanjui 7.Kevin Kimani 9. Chris Ochieng’ 

Subs: 1.David Okello (GK) 5. Harun Junior 8.Alphonce Ndonye 5. Francis Omondi 27.Tyson Otieno 10.Ahmed Ahmad 21.Clifford Alwanga

Kick-off is at 1500hrs EAT.