Tag archive of Ibrahim Shambi

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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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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Trio ruled out of Nzoia Sugar clash

[caption id="attachment_1892" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Boniface Okinyi has been ruled out of the game against Nzoia Sugar set for Monday 6th May, with injury[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have to do without three key players on Monday 6th May when he sends out his troops to take on Nzoia Sugar in the 28th round of matches in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL). From the game against Bandari FC on Thursday 2nd May in Mombasa, midfielders

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Mixed injury news as Sharks come calling

[caption id="attachment_1910" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Brian Birgen will be back for the clash against Kariobangi Sharks on Thursday 7 February[/caption] In our 12th match of the season, we will be up against Kariobangi Sharks at Kasarani Stadium and for the clash slated to kick off at 3pm on Thursday 7th February, head coach Dunstan Nyaudo will have defender Brian Birgen returning. Birgen suffered a facial cut in the final training session

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Three out of Sony game, Shambi returns

[caption id="attachment_1877" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Defender Hassan Mohamed in action against Nzoia Sugar[/caption] The team continued with preparations for the trip to South Nyanza for the round seven game against Sony Sugar FC set for Sunday 13th January but the news from camp on Thursday 10th January indicate three players will be ruled out of the match. The game comes too soon for defenders Hassan Mohamed and Brian Birgen while winger

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Shambi ruled out of Mathare United clash

[caption id="attachment_1054" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Ibrahim Shambi will miss the Mathare United game after suffering a cut in the upper lip in the game against KCB[/caption] Kenya U23 international midfielder Ibrahim Shambi will not take part in the game against Mathare United when Ulinzi Stars troop to the pitch for the third match of the season on Saturday 22nd December. Shambi started in both the Vihiga United and KCB FC matches but

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Shambi gaining from national team experience

It has so far been a worthwhile experience at the Kenya U23 national team for midfielder Ibrahim Shambi and after picking a full 90 minutes in the first leg of the game against Mauritius in the 2019 AFCON U23 qualifiers. The midfielder is confident of becoming a better player from the lessons picked in the national team. He partnered Sofapaka FC’s Teddy Osok in midfield in the game and the two did a tidy job, grabbing an assist each and he will

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Ulinzi duo retained as Kenya U23 shape up for Mauritius

A lack of the requisite documentation has seen Ulinzi Stars utility man, Harun Mwale released from the Kenya U23 national team that is currently preparing for the AFCON U23 qualification match against Mauritius on Wednesday 14th November. However, two players from Ulinzi – Goalkeeper Timothy Odhiambo, and midfielder Ibrahim Shambi remain in the team ahead of the clash. The U23 national team went into residential training on Sunday 11th November,

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Ulinzi Stars trio in as Kimanzi names Kenya U23 final team

Harun Mwale in action against Thika United on his debut. He has been named in the final 18 - man Kenya U23 national team for the 2019 AFCON U23 qualifiers The Kenya U23 national team head coach Francis Kimanzi has made his selection, picking 18 players he intends to use in the first of the qualifiers towards the AFCON U23 qualifiers against Mauritius this month. From the provisional squad of 57 called up in camp earlier, the coach has trimmed the

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Improving Shambi draws glowing praise

[caption id="attachment_1255" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Ibrahim Shambi has attracted praise from The Don for his growth as a player[/caption] Ibrahim Shambi was among the key players in the team’s win over River Plate FC on Saturday 1st September as Ulinzi Stars opened the month with a convincing 4 – 1 win the SportPesa Shield quarter finals and the youthful midfielder has been praised for his performance and general growth. Shambi led

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