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May 24, 2024

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Kenyan teenager named in Arua Hill 23-man traveling squad as Big League returns


Arua Hill Sports Club have named a 23-man squad for their two FUFA Big League games in Eastern Uganda against Black Powers and Kataka FC.

The Arua side will open up their second-round campaign with a game against Blacks Power in Bukedea on Sunday 16th May and Kataka in Mbale on Wednesday 19th. 

Among the 23 players named in the squad is Kenyan teenage sensation Telvin Maina Irungu who will be making his debut after missing the first round due to a delay in clearance.

Maina has previously featured for Kangemi All-Stars, Talanta FC and Kisumu All-Stars in National Super League which serves as the second tier in Kenya. 

The 19-year old also represented the Kenyan U-17 national team three times. He also represented Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) in Norway in 2014.

He joined Arua Hill SC in November last year and he is expected to feature in the offensive midfield department.  

The team’s captain Ceaser Okhuti returned from injury and made the traveling team alongside other returnees Mike Kawooya, Dan Birikwalira, Matovu Patrick, Alfred Leku and Rajab Kakooza.

Oscar Agaba, Aggrey Atandu, Benard Aleni Sanday and Ronald Media Innocent are ruled out by injuries.

The team is under the tutelage of Hussein Mbalangu and remains the one side yet to taste defeat in the FUFA Big League.  

They are top of the Elgon Group with 15 points collected from the seven first-round games played. 

The squad; Richard Anyama, Rashid Yakin, Rashid Muhamed, Mike Kawooya, Dan Birikwalira, Baden Mujahid, Paddy Muhumuza, Ceaser Okhuti, Allan Mugalu, Rashid Agau, Franco Oringa, Banza Lefenia Ajobe, Aggrey Kiirya, Rajab Kakooza, Alfred Leku, Rashid Kawawa, Samari Ajobe, Brian Ade, Emmanuel Mutebi, Gadafi Gadinho, Patrick Matovu, Telvin Maina, Isaac Okello.

Technical committee: Hussein Mbalangu, Joseph Kiwanuka, Ivan Ntambi, Robert Omony

Physicians: Innocent Aguta, Comfort Asiomizu.

Kits manager: Godfrey Ayikobua.

Media: Adams Otelul Lematia, Joel Jolikiba Anguyo, Oliver Asea, Denis Oromokoma