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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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Enosh starts, trio looks to make debut against Kisumu All Stars

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has made his pick for the opening game of the 2019/20 season against Kisumu All Stars on Saturday, with Enosh Ochieng set to complement a forward line led by Oscar Wamalwa. For the1400hrs kickoff, three players will be looking to make their debuts – midfielders Kelvin Thairu who was acquired from Mount Kenya United and Edgar Mukolwe who was scouted from the 2019 CDF Cup. Defender Cyril Nasiali will also be hoping to

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Nyangweso positive despite key players’ absence

Ulinzi Stars’ journey in the 2019/20 season will start of at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu, in a 1400hrs kickoff against newly promoted Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Kisumu All Stars and going to the match, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has insisted on the crucial importance of starting off with a win. The coach, a league winner with the team in 2010, will not have a number of key players, who are out for various reasons but he has full confidence

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EAC Military Games great for preseason programme

Just over a week remains before the East African Community Military Games commence, with Kenya playing host and ahead of the competition, which Ulinzi Stars will be representing Kenya, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has termed the tournament very timely. The games commence on Tuesday 13th August and will run up to August 23rd. The team is currently in preseason and with high targets set for the coming season, Nyangweso says his players will gain massively

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Nyangweso happy with team progress in preseason

It is just about four weeks before the 2019/20 season gets underway and head coach Benjamin Nyangweso is confident Ulinzi Stars will be ready for action when the opening whistle goes. The team played its first high tempo preseason friendly match on Wednesday 31st July, falling 1 – 2 to Tusker FC at Ruaraka ground and reacting to the performance in the clash, the coach noted that he picked a number of positives from it. Without giving much focus

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