Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Star Team land in Spain ahead of 10 day training camp

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The Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Star team successfully landed in Barcelona today ahead of their ten-day training camp with the Spanish La-Liga sides.

The players left Nairobi, JKIA on Monday 6th May at 22:45pm and landed in Dubai on Tuesday at 4:45 am for a layover to Barcelona. They left Dubai Airport to Barcelona at 8:00am landing in Catalonia, Spain at 3:00pm Kenyan time.

The team consists of 32 of the best players – 17 boys and 15 girls who were scouted from across the country during the eight regional finals played between the months of September 2018 – April 2019.

“It is thrilling to be in another country, meet new people and interact with new culture. I am expecting a lot in terms of skill development, training and football generally from the interactions we are going to have with the La Liga coaches and players.

This is a lifetime experience which I am too excited about,” said Enos Wanyama, an All-Star player from South B United.

The players will have a rest today and start their training tomorrow. They will play against the local youth sides, watch a live match between Barcelona and Gatafe on 12th May at Camp Nou and have an opportunity to tour the cosmopolitan capital of Spain, Barcelona which is known for its art and architecture during their stay in Spain.

The players were accompanied by two coaches – Pauline Awuor of Acakoro Ladies and Ted Amumala of Lugari Blue Saints. The two were selected through a draw conducted on 28th April at Gymkhana Grounds during the Nairobi regional finals.

“It is exciting that we are finally in Barcelona for the training camp. We are looking forward to a very fruitful and interactive sessions with the La Liga sides for the duration of stay.

We have to take something new back home at the end of it all,” said Pauline Awuor – Coach Acakoro Ladies.

Below are players who are members of the All-Star team;

 

  BOYS Details  
 PlayerGenderTeamRegion
1Atem Kato JohnBoysThe SaintsWestern
2Saeed Aleeley SheikhBoysThe SaintsWestern
3Ibrahim Ochieng OwinoBoysManyatta UnitedNyanza
4Benson OchiengBoysManyatta UnitedNyanza
5Ibrahim Abdisalan AbdullahBoysIsiolo Young starsEastern
6Abdille Abdirahman AliBoysIsiolo Young starsEastern
     
6Alex OnchwariBoysWhite RhinoRift Valley
7Abdirahim Ali MohamedBoysAl AhlyRift Valley
8Marion IddBoysAl AhlyRift Valley
     
9Joy king lady Kwale Starlets 
10Benson Githinji NjengaboysShimanzi youthCoast
11Cedric AsmaniBoyShimanzi youthCoast
     
12Mutuma John KagendoBoysLufaCentral
13Mengitsu LualBoysEuronutsCentral
     
14Issa MinhajboysBerlin FCNorth Eastern
15Khalid YusufBoysBerlin FCNorth Eastern
     
16Wanyama EnosBoysSouth B UnitedNairobi
17Lewis Mbandi EsamboBoysJericho AllstarsNairobi
     
1Paulina AwuorcoachAcakoro LadiesNairobi
2Ted AmumalacoachLugari Blue saintsWestern

 

 

 

  GIRLS 
 PlayerGenderTeamRegion
1Stella AhonoGirlsBishop NjengaWestern
2Lavenda MurumwaGirlsBishop NjengaWestern
    
3Asher Achieng OtienoGirlsNCEOD QueensNyanza
4Ivonne OgadaGirlsNCEOD QueensNyanza
5Carolyne RufaGirlsNCEOD QueensNyanza
6Nuru Hensley KasiwaGirlsSt Marys NdoveaEastern
7Daisy ChirchirGirlsSt Marys NdoveaEastern
     
8Cynthia LibondoGirlsKitale QueensRift Valley
9Claudia KadengeGirlsItigo GirlsRift Valley
10Aringo CatherineGirlsKwale StarletsCoast
 11 Joy King Lady Girls Kwale Starlets Coast
12Jane NjeriGirlBarcelonaCentral
13Lutomia MiriamGirlBarcelonaCentral
     
14Diana Haashina AmbaniGirlAcakoro LadiesNairobi
15Iryne Atieno

 

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