Tag archive of Ibrahim Shambi

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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Ulinzi trio called for U23 – U20 national team friendly

[caption id="attachment_1004" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Cliff Kasuti in action in a past Ulinzi Stars game. He has been called up to the Kenya U23 team alongside Ibrahim Shambi and Timothy Odhimabo for the friendly match against Kenya U20[/caption] Midfielders Cliff Kasuti and Ibrahim Shambi as well as goalkeeper Timothy Odhiambo have been called up to the Kenya U23 national team ahead of a friendly match pitting the team against the Kenya

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Double change in starting team for Bandari game

[caption id="attachment_1054" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Ibrahim Shambi gestures during the game against Vihiga United. He will make his first start of the season against Bandari at Mbaraki on Sunday 8th April[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has made just two changes to the starting team that faced off with Vihiga United in the last match as he prepares his charges for the round 10 game against Bandari FC at the Mbaraki Sports Club on

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Enosh returns, Kenya U23 trio back as coach names 18 for Sharks game

[caption id="attachment_881" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Enosh Ochieng returns to the team after weeks out with injury and will be in contention for a place against Kariobangi Sharks[/caption] The 18 man squad from which the team to face Kariobangi Sharks will be selected has been picked, with  head coach Dunstan Nyaudo making just one change from the squad that faced Posta Rangers in the previous game. Enosh Ochieng has returned to the team

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