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Team shifts base for high altitude training

After weeks of preseason training in Nakuru, Ulinzi Stars’ base has shifted to Nanyuki in the Mount Kenya region, where head coach Benjamin Nyangweso is set to shape up his charges for the 2019/20 season. The team set base in Nanyuki on Sunday 14th July. The high altitude training is aimed at developing the players’ endurance as the target for the new season remains to better the 2018/19 performance and as the team sets camp there, the Officer-in-Charge,

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Thairu the first signing as Nyangweso gets down to work

Preparations for the 2019/2020 season have kicked off and head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have a boost in his playing unit with the acquisition of midfielder Kelvin Thairu, who is officially confirmed as the first new signing. Up until the end of the 2018/19 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season, Thairu was attached to Mount Kenya United, and started in both games as the team, which was eventually relegated, played Ulinzi Stars. Head coach Nyangweso

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Saruni, Enosh called up for CHAN duty

[caption id="attachment_1918" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Enosh Ochieng has been named in the CHAN qualifiers provisional team along with skipper James Saruni[/caption] The Kenya national team, Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne has called up two Ulinzi Stars players – James Saruni and Enosh Ochieng to the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) qualification provisional team. The team is set to hit camp in preparation for the first

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OIC hails positivity in camp as team eyes better season

A not-so-impressive campaign in 2018/19 is sure to fuel Ulinzi Stars to a better charge in 2019/20 and as the teams gets down to its paces, the club’s Officer – in – Charge, Cpt Kelvin Opuko has stated his satisfaction at the progress of the preseason training thus far. The team reported back to training on Monday 1 July and after nine days of high intensity training he is pleased with the general mood and the work rate the charges have put

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Newly promoted All Stars the first in 2019/2020 campaign

The fixtures for the 2019/2020 Kenyan Premier League season have been released, with the campaign scheduled to start on Friday 30th August. Ulinzi Stars’ opening match of the season will be against newly promoted side, Kisumu All Stars. The match, slated for 31st August, will be played at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu. The schedule of matches will see the team play at least three league games per month in September and October, with March 2020 set

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CDF Cup fever catching up, Nyangweso hopes to scout at event

The 2019 Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Cup football tournament will this time round be staged at the Lanet Barracks in Nakuru and as teams prepare for the much anticipated showpiece, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso is hoping to get hold of a few players, to bolster his team in preparation for the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign. The competition is set to start on 20th June and run to 4th July and ahead of kickoff, coach Nyangweso has termed

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Benja grateful for support offered in ‘tough’ season

The transitional 2018/19 season will pass as the toughest for any team that took part in it, due to the squeezed timelines to get the season done with between December and May. Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso got a taste of it as well and having guided the team to finish eighth, he has thanked all the stakeholders for the support offered. Nyangweso replaced Dunstan Nyaudo, who was promoted to the Technical Director’s post after leading the team for

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Nyangweso assures of strengthening after tough season

[caption id="attachment_1982" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Players celebrate the winning goal in the game against Sony Sugar on Wednesday 27th March, 2019[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has admitted the 2018/19 campaign was a season of unachieved targets but assured of a better plan ahead of the 2019/20 season, with a promise of strengthening the team in the areas of weakness. Nyangweso, who took over in midseason from Dunstan Nyaudo,

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Glowing tribute for Enosh after outstanding season

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has lauded winger Enosh Ochieng, after a fantastic season that saw him bag 20 goals in what will go down as his most successful Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign, the 2018/19 season. Enosh netted a hat trick in the final match of the season as Ulinzi Stars spanked Mount Kenya United 4 – 0 at Afraha Stadium, to finish as the team and league’s best scorer for the season, attracting glowing praise from the coach.

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Mwangi set for debut against Mount Kenya

Moses Mwangi will get his first ever appearance for Ulinzi Stars when head coach Benjamin Nyangweso sends out his troops for the Sunday 2 June Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match against Mount Kenya United at the Afraha Stadium. The midfielder, a member of the title winning Ulinzi Stars U20 team in April 2016 joined the senior side in the midseason transfer window and head coach Nyangweso has handed him a starting berth in this rescheduled game. The

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