Assistant coach Charles Okere has been appointed to the national women’s football team Harambee Starlets and will serve in the same capacity under head coach David Ouma.
Okere will be part of the team that is scheduled to fly out to Zambia for a friendly match on April 24 as the team begins its journey to qualify for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations which will also double up as a qualifier to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
“I really feel honored and privileged to have been given an opportunity in the national team. It is always a great opportunity to serve the nation and this will also be a chance to gain more experience as a coach which in turn I will definitely bring back to the team,” Okere commented.
Congratulating the assistant coach, Tusker FC Chief Executive Officer Charles Obiny stated; “We are proud of him and his appointment and as a club, this is a huge honour for us. We want to wish him all the best and may he represent us in the best way possible.”
Tusker’s technical bench has continually served the nation with Team Doctor Wycliffe Makanga also serving at the senior national team Harambee Stars and the Federation, physio Enos Karani serving in the same capacity at Harambee Stars, Security Officer Austine Oduor serving in at the federation and goalkeeper trainer Duncan Ochieng serving in the same capacity for the Under-17 boys’ team.