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Birgen returns as team to face Sharks is named

[caption id="attachment_1910" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Brian Birgen will be back for the clash against Kariobangi Sharks on Wednesday 22 May[/caption] After missing the last three matches with injury, right back Brian Birgen is back, and will be among the starters when head coach Benjamin Nyangweso sends out his charges to face Kariobangi Sharks in the Round 32 clash at Afraha Stadium on Wednesday 22nd May. Birgen suffered a deep cut in the

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Good rating from Onwonga from the coach

After spending the first leg of the season away on military progression courses, Justing Onwonga returned to the team in the second half of the season, but has not had much of play time. On Sunday 19th May, he was however handed a start against Chemelil Sugar, and had a good review from head coach Benjamin Nyangweso. Deployed on the flanks, interchangeably with Daniel Waweru, Onwonga troubled the Chemelil defence with his speed for the 60 minutes

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Okinyi returns, Onwong’a starts as team to face Chemelil is named

[caption id="attachment_1892" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Boniface Okinyiis back in the team for the Chemelil Sugar game after a spell out with injury[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has picked his best 18 for the clash against Chemelil Sugar in the 31st round of matches in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL), making a number of changes from the side that faced Zoo FC in the last match. At the back, Boniface Andayi is set to start in place

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Two ruled out of Chemelil game with injury

[caption id="attachment_1978" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] John Njuguna will miss the game against Chemelil Sugar with malaria[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will once again be forced to deal with injury and illness to key men as he leads the team to Awasi for the Round 31 game against Chemelil Sugar at Chemelil Complex in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) on Sunday 19 May. Defensive kingpin Bonaventure Muchika is out of the game with

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Senior team call a big boost, Shambi states

[caption id="attachment_1760" align="aligncenter" width="696"] Ibrahim Shambi tackles a team mate during a past training session with the Kenya U23 national team[/caption] Ibrahim Shambi’s football story is set to hit a new chapter, with his call up to the senior national team, Harambee Stars, ahead of the African Nations Championships (CHAN) 2020 qualifiers, which come right after the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The midfielder has played for

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Enosh speaks positivity, seeks growth in national team call

[caption id="attachment_1918" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Enosh Ochieng in action in a past match against Sony Sugar at Awendo Green Stadium[/caption] For the first time in his career, Enosh Ochieng has earned a national team call up, being named in the 30 – man provisional squad for the 2020 CHAN qualifiers which come right after the 2019 African Cup of Nations finals and he sees this as a chance to continue with his growth as a player. Deployed

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No change as Nyangweso picks team to face Zoo

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will retain the same team that faced Posta Rangers in the last match when he sends out his troops for the clash against Zoo FC on Sunday 12th May at Kericho Green Stadium. There is still no place in the team for Brian Birgen, Ibrahim Shambi, Boniface Okinyi and Daniel Waweru, all who are out with injury. As James Saruni leads the team from the back, he will have cover from George Omondi, Hassan Mohamed, Bonaventure Muchika

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Missed chances to blame for Rangers loss, Nyangweso decries

[caption id="attachment_1984" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has called for a better display against Zoo FCangers, Benjamin Ny[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso once again laid the blame on wastefulness upfront as Ulinzi Stars suffered yet another loss in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL), this time at the hands of Posta Rangers at the Afraha Stadium on Thursday 9th May. A dominant first half saw Ulinzi create

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Kago, Omondi start against Rangers

[caption id="attachment_2009" align="aligncenter" width="900"] The team to face Posta Rangers has been named, with two changes in the starting team[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has made his picks for the game against Posta Rangers on Thursday 9th May, with a few changes made in the starting team, both tactical and injury - induced. John Kago is back in the starting team along with George Omondi. The two started on the bench in the last

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Injury list grows ahead of Rangers clash

Ibrahim Shambi will miss the Posta Rangers clash on Thursday 9 May as he nurses a thigh injuryThe team continued with preparations for the Thursday 9th May clash against Posta Rangers with four players sitting out with injury, as head coach Benjamin Nyangweso plots for a second straight win, following the 1 – 0 victory over Nzoia Sugar. Defender Brian Birgen, who sustained a facial cut in the clash against Nzoia Sugar is yet to recover and joins

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