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Kenyan squad in Sudan for football friendly

Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya's senior national football team, Harambee Stars, is in Khartoum for a friendly match against its Sudanese counterpart Thursday.

The team jetted out of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, Tuesday night and landed in Khartoum ready for the match on Wednesday night, only to learn that the FIFA Day tie will be played on Thursday afternoon in El Fasher, North Darfur.

The Kenya contingent comprised 20 players and eight technical and football administration officials.

Among the players in the team are midfielders Victor Wanyama and his elder brother MacDonald Mariga, who turn out for English Premier League side Southampton and Italian Serie A side Inter Milan, respectively.

Also in the team is striker Dennis Oliech of French Division One side Ajacio, midfielder Francis Kahata (FC Tirana, Albania), Johana Omolo (France), Forward Edwin Lavatsa (Algeria) and David Ochieng, who plies his trade in Saudi Arabia.

Adel Amrouche, a Belgian of Algerian origin, is the head coach.

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