Monthly Archives: September 2019

Nyangweso warms up to Indeche, Omondi, Masuta boost

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has more options to explore after getting three more players added to his squad, with the arrivals of defender Quintine Indeche, midfielder Clinton Omondi and striker Masita Masuta. The three fresh graduates from the Recruits Training School in Eldoret, trained with the team on Tuesday and were also present in the Wednesday morning session. In his assessment, Nyangweso termed them very good players as he explores means

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Saruni, Shambi blows ahead of Sony Sugar visit, Birgen set to resume

After the disappointing outing against Mathare United on Match Day 3, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have more unwanted news to deal with in the run up to the match against Sony Sugar on Saturday 28 September. The Doctor’s Injury Report as the team resumed training on Tuesday 24 September has skipper James Saruni and midfielder Ibrahim Shambi listed among the players set to miss the weekend clash. Saruni, who was not in the squad for the loss

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Boraafya starts as team to face Mathare United is released

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has named the team that will do duty against Mathare United on Match Day 3 of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. Omar Boraafya will have his first appearance of the season in the clash and he is named in the starting team, operating on one of the flanks as Daniel Waweru mans the other. Oscar Wamalwa will for the third straight game get to lead the attack while Enosh Ochieng has been named

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We have to build on Sofapaka draw, Nyangweso calls

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has welcomed the point picked in the Saturday 14th September Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match against Sofapaka, as he called on his charges to pick the positives from it going to the next assignment. Ulinzi Stars had a dominant game at the Afraha Stadium but all that came to a share of the spoils as the two former KPL champions shared a point a piece. The team will face Mathare United next, and going to the game at

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Odiaga, Okare named in match day squad for Sofapaka clash

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has named the team that will face Sofapaka on Match Day 2 of the 2019 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season, on Saturday 14 September, making four changes to the squad. There will be no change to the starting team that faced Kisumu All Stars, with Bernard Ongoma keeping the armband while Timothy Odhiambo continues in goal, with skipper James Saruni starting on the bench, as Oscar Wamalwa once again gets to lead the attack.

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Mbongi setback for Nyangweso as Birgen stays out of Sofapaka game

After missing the win over Kisumu All Stars in the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season opening weekend, two key men – defenders Brian Birgen and Omar Mbongi will still sit out the Sofapaka game in Week 2 of the campaign. While Mbongi recovered from the shin injury that locked him out of the opening match in Kisumu, he suffered a bout of malaria and may only resume training on Thursday 12 September, two days before the team faces Sofapaka.

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Indeche, Odiaga, Aguero make cut as final squad is released

The final squad list for the first leg of the 2019/20 season has been released, with five new players making the cut as seven leave for various reasons. Among the new players in the team, is defender Quintine Indeche, who was a member of the Ulinzi Stars Youth team in 2016. Indeche is currently finishing up his time at the Recruits Training School in Eldoret and will join the team in the course of the month. Clinton Aguero Omondi is also on the list,

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Enosh placing team ahead of personal ambition, embraces pressure

After emerging top scorer in the 2018/19 season and being nominated for the Most Valuable Player for the same campaign, Ulinzi Stars forward Enosh Ochieng has admitted the pressure is on for him to repeat last season’s feat. Enosh was a star performer as the team started the season with a win over Kisumu All Stars, scoring bth goals in the 2 – 0 victory, to continue from where he left it last season. He acknowledges that the target for the match

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