Tag archive of Ibrahim Shambi

Massive injury boost ahead of Sharks clash

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have more options to choose from when he sends out his charges for the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Round 10 match against Kariobangi Sharks on Thursday 21st November, with four players coming back from injury. Skipper James Saruni is back to full training, as are Enosh Ochieng, Omar Mbongi and Cyril Nasiali. Goalkeeper Saruni and defender Nasiali have not played this season as they nursed ankle injuries while Enosh,

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Saruni, Shambi blows ahead of Sony Sugar visit, Birgen set to resume

After the disappointing outing against Mathare United on Match Day 3, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have more unwanted news to deal with in the run up to the match against Sony Sugar on Saturday 28 September. The Doctor’s Injury Report as the team resumed training on Tuesday 24 September has skipper James Saruni and midfielder Ibrahim Shambi listed among the players set to miss the weekend clash. Saruni, who was not in the squad for the loss

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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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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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