Monthly Archives: June 2018

Mwanzia ready to fight for place in team

[caption id="attachment_1343" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Elijah Mwanzia in a past training session. He is expected to play a crucial role at the team in the second leg[/caption] New signing Elijah Mwanzia says he has settled well in the team and is all set to battle for a regular place in the side after getting his debut in the loss to Gor Mahia in the last match. Mwanzia had a good ending to the 2017 season with Mathare United, scoring a number

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Vihiga United next in the Shield

[caption id="attachment_1363" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Masita Masuta in action against Vihiga United earlier in the 2018 season[/caption] The draw for the third round of the SportPesa Shield conducted on Thursday 28th June at the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) headquarters in Nairobi has paired Ulinzi Stars with fellow top flight side Vihiga United. The match, on Sunday 22 July, will be staged at Mumias Sports Complex starting 3pm. It will

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Round 21 match reverts to Thika

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Players warm up before the game against Posta Rangers at Afraha Stadium earlier in the season.[/caption] The Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match against Thika United will be played at the Thika Sub County Stadium and not Kinoru Stadium in Meru as earlier picked by the host side, Thika United. Earlier, Thika United had acquired permission to host the match in Meru, but a spot check on the

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We have to improve in attack, Nyaudo calls

[caption id="attachment_1356" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Goalkeeper Jacktone Odhiambo makes a save during the game against Gor Mahia at Afraha Stadium on Saturday 23rd June[/caption] As the team takes in another disappointing result – the 0 – 2 loss to Gor Mahia on Saturday 23rd June – head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has insisted the team has to improve on its offensive fabric, to better its fortunes in the season. A few big misses in the

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Boraafya, Mwanzia in line for debuts against Gor Mahia

[caption id="attachment_1138" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has named the starting team for the Gor Mahia game[/caption] New signings Omar Boraafya and Elijah Mwanzia have been named in the match day squad for the game against Gor Mahia on Saturday 23rd June at Afraha Stadium. The two, who recently linked up with the team will however start from the bench. Boraafya, the 2013 KPL U19 tournament’s top scorer with Bandari

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The Don promises a good game as Ulinzi plots Gor disarmament

[caption id="attachment_1294" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo in a half time pep talk in a past match. He is eyeing a win over Gor Mahia in the Saturday 23rd June encounter[/caption] After being rescheduled on 13th May, the clash against Gor Mahia is finally on and the Soldiers will be taking on the champions at Afraha Stadium on Saturday 23rd June, a clash that promises to tilt the title race. Head coach Dunstan The Don

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Thika, Sofapaka away games moved to Kinoru

[caption id="attachment_1081" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo talks to players during a break in a past game against Thika United on Sunday 15th April.[/caption] The away matches against Thika United and Sofapaka have been moved to Kinoru Stadium. Thika United was scheduled to host Ulinzi Stars at Thika Sub County Stadium on Sunday 1st July but has since moved the match to Meru. Meanwhile, Sofapaka has also been allowed

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Debut for Eugene, Mwanzia benched in team to play Homeboyz

[caption id="attachment_1343" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Elijah Mwanzia will be starting from the bench in the match against Kakamega Homeboyz[/caption] The team to play Kakamega Homeboyz in the Wednesday 20th June SportPesa Shield round of 32 match at Afraha Stadium has been named with newly signed defender Eugene Ochieng handed a start by head coach Dunstan Nyaudo. Ochieng starts in a few changes made from the team that drew with Bandari

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Mathare United hit man joins Ulinzi

[caption id="attachment_1339" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Elijah Mwanzia (right) in action for Mathare United in a past game. He has been confirmed at Ulinzi Stars on a one year deal[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo’s pursuit of Mathare United striker Elijah Mwanzia has borne fruit with the forward agreeing to a one year deal with Ulinzi Stars on Monday 18th June, just hours after securing his Mathare release. The 24 – year old forward

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One – day trials to wrap up Nyaudo’s transfer business

[caption id="attachment_1335" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo issues instructions during a previous match.He is set to complete the June transfer activity on Monday 18th June, 2018[/caption] At the close of Monday 18th June, head coach Dunstan Nyaudo will be through with his transfer business, and has called for a one day trial on the same day at Afraha Stadium, targeting three forward players to beef up the team for the

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