AFCON 2019 – Michael Olunga To Miss Kenya, Ghana Clash

Michael Olunga. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Kashiwa Reysol striker Michael Olunga has been ruled out of the forthcoming Kenya clash with Ghana due to an injury.

Zesco United forward Jesse Were has been summoned by head coach Sebastien Migne to take his slot.

Kenya take on Ghana in the final fixture of the Afcon 2019 Group F qualifiers at Accra Stadium, Accra – Ghana on 23rd March.

Japan-based Olunga picked an hamstring injury over the weekend in a league match against Albirex Niigata.

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The former Gor Mahia man has enjoyed a good start to the season and has so far scored three goals in two games for the J-League 2 side.

Jesse was initially omitted from squad causing an uproar from fans who felt he deserved a call up owing to his current rich vein of form for Zesco in the Zambian league.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

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