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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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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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No change in team to face KCB

[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 retained the squad that faced Kariobangi Sharks in the 3 – 3 midweek draw as he sets out for the penultimate match of the season, against KCB on Sunday 26th May at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. The central defence paoiring of George Omondi and Bonaventure

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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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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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Mbongi returns, Njuguna starts in team to face Bandari

[caption id="attachment_1551" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Omar Mbongi will be among the starters in the game against Bandari FC on match day 27[/caption] The team to face Bandari FC on Match Day 27 has been named with Omar Mbongi, who missed the clash against Gor Mahia with family commitments, returning to the starting team for the clash at KPL Sports Club, Mbaraki. Mbongi replaces Harun Mwale in the starting team in one of the two changes made

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On form Saruni, Enosh lauded

[caption id="attachment_2022" align="aligncenter" width="960"] James Saruni has been praised by head coach Benjamin Nyangweso for his fine saves that have won the team vital points[/caption] The past few matches have been great for skipper James Saruni, as well as Enosh Ochieng, and as the team heads to the Round 24 clash against Gor Mahia, to be staged at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has praised the duo for their contribution

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No easy games out here, Benja declares ahead of Gor clash

[caption id="attachment_1969" align="aligncenter" width="810"] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso hopes his charges will keep their tempo when they face Gor Mahia on Sunday 21st April[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will be hoping the team sustains its tempo when it gets to face Gor Mahia in the 24th round of matches on Sunday 21st April at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu, starting 4.15pm. The team has gone unbeaten in three matches, winning two, and

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Team goals first, then mine, says Enosh

[caption id="attachment_2016" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Enosh Ochieng challenges for a high ball in the game against Western Stima on Wednesday 17th April[/caption] The 2018/19 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign is proving to be a dream season for Ulinzi Stars winger, Enosh Ochieng. Just 23 matches in, and with 11 more to go, he has already achieved his best performance in the top flight, with 12 goals, but he is not letting the good run

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