This follows Stars’ build up friendly matches against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea, aimed at getting the team in shape for the four nation tournament.
Coach Sébastien Migné has included Buildcon FC (Zambia) duo of Cliffton Miheso and John Mark Makwatta in the team.
The septet come in place of Gor Mahia’s Harun Shakava, Joash Onyango, Humprey Mieno, Francis Kahata, Phillemon Otieno and Boniface Oluoch, who opted out due to club commitments.
Kenya will take on New Zealand on June 2, 2018, before facing hosts India on June 4, 2018. Stars third match will pit them against Chinese Taipei on June 8, 2018.
The top two teams will face off in the final, slated for June 10, 2018, at the Mumbai Football Arena in India.
Players in bold are set to travel on Thursday
Timothy Odhiambo (Ulinzi Stars), Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers), Byrne Omondi (Tusker)
Jockins Atudo (Posta Rangers), Musa Mohammed (Un-attached), Michael Kibwage (AFC Leopards), Bernard Ochieng (Vihiga United), Dennis Odhiambo (Thika United),Johnstone Omurwa (Mathare United), Bolton Omwenga (Kariobangi Sharks), Erick Ouma (KF Tirana)
Kenneth Muguna (KF Tirana), Vincent Wasambo (Kariobangi Sharks), Patillah Omotto (Kariobangi Sharks), Chrispin Oduor (Mathare United), Clifton Miheso (Buildcon FC),Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards)
Ovella Ochieng (Kariobangi Sharks), Timothy Otieno (Tusker FC), John Makwatta (Buildcon FC), Pistone Mutamba (Wazito FC)