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Zesco, Nkana players get Kenya call-ups

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Bobby Williamson has named two Zambian-based players for Kenya’s 2017 Africa Cup Group E qualifier in Nairobi against Zambia.

The Scotsman has called Zesco United defender David Owino and Nkana’s new 2015 mid-season signing, the striker, Jacob Kelli.

The duo is part of a 17-member foreign-based call-ups for the September 6 qualifier.

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama headlines the list together with his brother and midfielder MacDonald Maringa who is unattached following bankrupt club Parma’s demotion from Serie A.

Veteran striker and Kenya’s star of their last Africa Cup outing in 2004 Dennis Oliech, who now plays for UAE side Dubai CSC after ten years in the French Ligue 1, is also part of the contingent.

Kenya, who drew 1-1 away to Congo-Brazzaville on June 14, in a Group E that is all tried on one point heading into round two of the 2017 qualifiers.

Zambia drew 0-0 at hoem with Guinea Bissau on June 13 in Ndola.

Arnold Origi – Lillestrom (Norway), Brian Mandela – Maritzburg United (South Africa), David Owino – Zesco United (Zambia), David Ochieng (Unattached), Lawrence Olum – Kedah FA (Malaysia), Macdonald Mariga – (Unattached), Paul Were – (Unattached), Ayub Timbe – SK Lierse (Belgium), Clifton Miheso – VPS FC (Finland), Anthony Akumu – Al Khartoum (Sudan), Victor Wanyama – Southampton FC (England), Johanna Omollo – Royal Antwerp FC (Belgium), Dennis Oliech – (Unattached), Jacob Kelli – Nkana FC(Zambia), Allan Wanga – Azam FC (Tanzania)

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