Monthly Archives: November 2018

Shambi gaining from national team experience

It has so far been a worthwhile experience at the Kenya U23 national team for midfielder Ibrahim Shambi and after picking a full 90 minutes in the first leg of the game against Mauritius in the 2019 AFCON U23 qualifiers. The midfielder is confident of becoming a better player from the lessons picked in the national team. He partnered Sofapaka FC’s Teddy Osok in midfield in the game and the two did a tidy job, grabbing an assist each and he will

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New boy Okare braced for new challenge

Ulinzi Stars’ new catch Ezekiel Okare has declared his readiness to jump straight to action after his confirmation at the team on Tuesday 13th November and is gunning for a good season as he starts a new challenge in just his second top flight team. Signed from Sofapaka, Okare comes highly recommended and will be expected to take the mantle of leading the attack in head coach Dunstan Nyaudo’s side, and while acknowledging it as a big move for

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Ulinzi Stars, Kasuti part ways

After three years with Ulinzi Stars, midfielder Cliff Kasuti has been released on mutual agreement as the team shapes up for the 2018-19 season of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL). The Kenya U23 international was scouted by the team’s former coach Robert Matano and signed up right from high school and grew to be an integral part of the team with his biggest asset being his pace and trickery on the flanks. Joining Sofapaka He will be joining Sofapaka

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The Don swoops for Sofapaka forward in second transfer dealing

Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has secured the signing of Sofapaka FC forward Ezekiel Okare, making him his second new player in the current transfer window after the earlier acquisition of Clinton Omondi from Sony Sugar. Okare has been on The Don’s wish list for the better part of the current transfer window and having gotten his man, the coach is confident of having a stronger and more lethal attack in the 2018/19 season. “Okare is a proven finisher;

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Ulinzi duo retained as Kenya U23 shape up for Mauritius

A lack of the requisite documentation has seen Ulinzi Stars utility man, Harun Mwale released from the Kenya U23 national team that is currently preparing for the AFCON U23 qualification match against Mauritius on Wednesday 14th November. However, two players from Ulinzi – Goalkeeper Timothy Odhiambo, and midfielder Ibrahim Shambi remain in the team ahead of the clash. The U23 national team went into residential training on Sunday 11th November,

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Ulinzi Stars set for first preseason game

Players walk off the pitch at half time in the game against Thika United in the 2018 season. Preparations for 2018/19 season are on and the team will face off with Freetown Santos on Thursday 8th November Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo will test his charges in a friendly match against Freetown Santos in their first preseason game on Thursday 8th November at Serani Grounds at Mbaraki, Mombasa. The team is camping in Mombasa to prepare for the 2018/19 season

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The Don seals first deal of transfer window

Clinton Omondi (left) in a previous training session. He has been signed from Sony Sugar on a long term deal Clinton Omondi has been confirmed as the first dealing of the transfer window as head coach Dunstan Nyaudo moves to bolster his ranks ahead of the new season, which is set to commence on 8th December. Omondi, who joins from Sony Sugar has been a long term target of the team, as The Don acknowledged upon his capture and he will add to the attacking

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Ulinzi Stars trio in as Kimanzi names Kenya U23 final team

Harun Mwale in action against Thika United on his debut. He has been named in the final 18 - man Kenya U23 national team for the 2019 AFCON U23 qualifiers The Kenya U23 national team head coach Francis Kimanzi has made his selection, picking 18 players he intends to use in the first of the qualifiers towards the AFCON U23 qualifiers against Mauritius this month. From the provisional squad of 57 called up in camp earlier, the coach has trimmed the

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The Don happy to have quartet back

[caption id="attachment_892" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Defender Brian Birgen shields Posta Rangers' Titus Achesa away in a past game on Sunday 18th March, 2018. The defender will be among the returnees after six months out[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo is putting his house in order ahead of the new season and his plans will be boosted massively with the return of three players and a coach to the team after months out undertaking military

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