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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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Newly promoted All Stars the first in 2019/2020 campaign

The fixtures for the 2019/2020 Kenyan Premier League season have been released, with the campaign scheduled to start on Friday 30th August. Ulinzi Stars’ opening match of the season will be against newly promoted side, Kisumu All Stars. The match, slated for 31st August, will be played at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu. The schedule of matches will see the team play at least three league games per month in September and October, with March 2020 set

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Nyangweso assures of strengthening after tough season

[caption id="attachment_1982" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Players celebrate the winning goal in the game against Sony Sugar on Wednesday 27th March, 2019[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has admitted the 2018/19 campaign was a season of unachieved targets but assured of a better plan ahead of the 2019/20 season, with a promise of strengthening the team in the areas of weakness. Nyangweso, who took over in midseason from Dunstan Nyaudo,

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Glowing tribute for Enosh after outstanding season

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has lauded winger Enosh Ochieng, after a fantastic season that saw him bag 20 goals in what will go down as his most successful Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign, the 2018/19 season. Enosh netted a hat trick in the final match of the season as Ulinzi Stars spanked Mount Kenya United 4 – 0 at Afraha Stadium, to finish as the team and league’s best scorer for the season, attracting glowing praise from the coach.

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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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Okinyi returns, Onwong’a starts as team to face Chemelil is named

[caption id="attachment_1892" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Boniface Okinyiis back in the team for the Chemelil Sugar game after a spell out with injury[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has picked his best 18 for the clash against Chemelil Sugar in the 31st round of matches in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL), making a number of changes from the side that faced Zoo FC in the last match. At the back, Boniface Andayi is set to start in place

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No change as Nyangweso picks team to face Zoo

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will retain the same team that faced Posta Rangers in the last match when he sends out his troops for the clash against Zoo FC on Sunday 12th May at Kericho Green Stadium. There is still no place in the team for Brian Birgen, Ibrahim Shambi, Boniface Okinyi and Daniel Waweru, all who are out with injury. As James Saruni leads the team from the back, he will have cover from George Omondi, Hassan Mohamed, Bonaventure Muchika

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Shambi returns, Mwale starts in team to face Gor Mahia

After missing the game against Vihiga United with injury, midfielder Ibrahim Shambi is back in the team, and will be starting when head coach Benjamin Nyangweso sends out his troops to take on Gor Mahia on Monday 29th April. Shambi replaces Churchill Muloma in the starting team with Muloma named among the reserves and the only other change in the team will see Harun Mwale start in place of Omar Mbongi, who had a family emergency and as a consequence

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Against Gor Mahia we have to be at our best, Nyangweso calls

[caption id="attachment_2000" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has called on his charges to prepare for a tough outing against Gor Mahia[/caption] Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has called on his charges to boost their energy reserves for the Monday 29th April game against Gor Mahia at the Afraha Stadium, as he predicted it to be another tough battle. The match comes just eight days after the two sides faced off in a

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Njuguna starts in only change for Gor game

[caption id="attachment_1978" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] John Njuguna will start in the only change made in the team for the Gor Mahia game[/caption] There will be just a single change to the team for the clash against Gor Mahia, with head coach Benjamin Nyangweso calling on Churchill Muloma as replacement in the team for Daniel Waweru who is injured. Muloma is set to get a start on the bench with John Njuguna starting in place of Waweru from

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