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Thairu on the mark as Ulinzi Stars sink Nation Media FC

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso’s training programme for Saturday 16 November was a friendly match against Nation Media FC, a team that takes part in the Corporate League – Left Foot Sports, and the boys did well to register a 3 – 1 win. Kelvin Thairu, who has really been on the rise lately, scored the opening goal for Ulinzi Stars but Simon Mwema would soon level matters from the penalty spot after a foul from Harun Mwale, to see the game head

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Shambi returns as team to face Bandari is named

  Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has named his team that will take on Bandari FC in the Match Day 9 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) clash at Afraha Stadium on Sunday 10 November. In the team, Ibrahim Shambi marks a return after a seven – game absence with injury. He replaces Elvis Nandwa who picked a slight knock in training and will be out of the team for the first time this season. Boraafya starts Omar Boraafya also earns a starting berth, replacing

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Injury report: Duo back in training, four remain out

As Ulinzi Stars prepare for the ninth match of the season, this Sunday 10 November, against Bandari FC at the Afraha Stadium, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have mixed injury news to deal with. The good news ahead of the game is that midfielder Boniface Okinyi, who has missed the last two matches with a knee injury is back and he will be joined by defender George Omondi. The two have trained well in the week, according to Team Doctor John Imboywa.

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Power on in face of piling injuries, Nyangweso calls

Preparations are on for the ninth match of the season, when Ulinzi Stars welcomes Bandari FC at the Afraha Stadium on Sunday 10th November and despite having a number of key players out injured, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has called on his available players to keep the wheel rolling. A number of first team players have missed in the past few matches and when Bandari comes calling, some will still be out. Enosh Ochieng, James Saruni, Omar Mbongi,

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Injury locks Enosh out of AFC Leopards clash

Top striker Enosh Ochieng will not be part of the 18 – man squad for the Saturday 2nd November clash against AFC Leopards at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. The striker had a groin injury ahead of the game and head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has opted to take precaution by leaving him out. Omar Boraafya returns to the team in his place but starts from the bench while Oscar Wamalwa is handed a starting berth and together with Ezekiel Okare, the

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Nyangweso confident of dealing with Makwata threat

On Match Day 8 of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL), head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will send out his charges against AFC Leopards and he is confident of guiding the team to a good performance, coming from the win over Tusker. Against AFC Leopards, Nyangweso will face the league’s leading scorer, John Mark Makwata, a player he knows so well, having coached him a while back. Knowing too well the threat Makwata poses, Nyangweso is putting his faith

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Mbongi, Okinyi troop to the sick bay ahead of Tusker visit

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso’s preparations for the upcoming game against Tusker will take a big hit with more key players set to miss the Saturday 26 October clash at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru, with injury. Stand-in skipper Boniface Okinyi, who was withdrawn with a knee sprain in the draw with KCB on Saturday 19th October, will stay off the Tusker game as he undergoes review.  Provisionally, he is expected to be out for a week. Mbongi out

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Mwangi starts, Aguero in line for debut

  After a stellar showing against Sony Sugar in the last game, Moses Mwangi has been rewarded with a call to the starting team for the clash against Western Stima on Saturday 5th October at the Mumias Sports Complex. Collins ‘Aguero’ Omondi has also been named in the match day squad and will be hoping to make his first ever appearance in an Ulinzi Stars shirt, as he starts on the bench. Mwangi will operate on one of the flanks with Daniel

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Mwangi urged to keep focus after fine showing against Sony

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has challenged midfielder Moses Mwangi to live up to the expectations he set in a cameo role as Ulinzi Stars rallied to beat Sony Sugar 3 – 1 in a stunning comeback on Match Day 4 at the Afraha Stadium on Saturday 28 September. Mwangi, a second half substitute, replacing Ezekiel Okare in the game, scored his first Ulinzi Stars goal in just his second appearance for the team, setting the team on the right track after

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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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