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Injury report: Duo back in training, four remain out

As Ulinzi Stars prepare for the ninth match of the season, this Sunday 10 November, against Bandari FC at the Afraha Stadium, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso will have mixed injury news to deal with. The good news ahead of the game is that midfielder Boniface Okinyi, who has missed the last two matches with a knee injury is back and he will be joined by defender George Omondi. The two have trained well in the week, according to Team Doctor John Imboywa.

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Nyangweso warms up to Indeche, Omondi, Masuta boost

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has more options to explore after getting three more players added to his squad, with the arrivals of defender Quintine Indeche, midfielder Clinton Omondi and striker Masita Masuta. The three fresh graduates from the Recruits Training School in Eldoret, trained with the team on Tuesday and were also present in the Wednesday morning session. In his assessment, Nyangweso termed them very good players as he explores means

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Odiaga, Okare named in match day squad for Sofapaka clash

Head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has named the team that will face Sofapaka on Match Day 2 of the 2019 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season, on Saturday 14 September, making four changes to the squad. There will be no change to the starting team that faced Kisumu All Stars, with Bernard Ongoma keeping the armband while Timothy Odhiambo continues in goal, with skipper James Saruni starting on the bench, as Oscar Wamalwa once again gets to lead the attack.

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Mbongi setback for Nyangweso as Birgen stays out of Sofapaka game

After missing the win over Kisumu All Stars in the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season opening weekend, two key men – defenders Brian Birgen and Omar Mbongi will still sit out the Sofapaka game in Week 2 of the campaign. While Mbongi recovered from the shin injury that locked him out of the opening match in Kisumu, he suffered a bout of malaria and may only resume training on Thursday 12 September, two days before the team faces Sofapaka.

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Indeche, Odiaga, Aguero make cut as final squad is released

The final squad list for the first leg of the 2019/20 season has been released, with five new players making the cut as seven leave for various reasons. Among the new players in the team, is defender Quintine Indeche, who was a member of the Ulinzi Stars Youth team in 2016. Indeche is currently finishing up his time at the Recruits Training School in Eldoret and will join the team in the course of the month. Clinton Aguero Omondi is also on the list,

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Nyangweso positive despite key players’ absence

Ulinzi Stars’ journey in the 2019/20 season will start of at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu, in a 1400hrs kickoff against newly promoted Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Kisumu All Stars and going to the match, head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has insisted on the crucial importance of starting off with a win. The coach, a league winner with the team in 2010, will not have a number of key players, who are out for various reasons but he has full confidence

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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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