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Focus shifts to league campaign after Shield exit

[caption id="attachment_1786" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Head Coach Dunstan Nyaudo issues instructions at a past training session[/caption] The team is set for a tough run of matches in the next few days as the season enters the second half and head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has called on a quick turn from his charges, to focus well on the league campaign following the weekend exit from the SportPesa Shield. The Don fielded a much changed squad,

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Four changes as The Don picks team to face Bandari

[caption id="attachment_1944" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Four changes will be made to the starting team for the clash against Bandari on Sunday 10 March[/caption] The team to play Bandari in the Round 16 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) clash at Afraha Stadium on Sunday 10 March has been named. Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has made four changes for the clash slated to start at 3pm. Brian Birgen, who missed the last game on compassionate leave, is back

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Clean bill declared ahead of Bandari visit

[caption id="attachment_1833" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Omar Boraafyain back to full fitness after spending months out with a thigh injury[/caption] After a 10 – day break, the team will be back to action, with a home game against Bandari FC and head coach Dunstan Nyaudo will have a wide variety to choose from, with team doctor John Imboywa declaring no injuries in the team. Defensive kingpin Bonventure Muchika was the only player in the

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The Don hopes to build on Leopards win

[caption id="attachment_1923" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo consults with his assistant James Mulinge ahead of the game against AFC Leopards on Sunday 17th February at Kenyatta Stadium in MachakosL[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo termed it a big relief ending a six – game winless run with a victory over AFC Leopards in the team’s last match, at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday 17th February. Prior to

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Enosh placing team goals high as he enjoys top form

[caption id="attachment_1918" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Enosh Ochieng in action in a past match[/caption] The Kenyan Premier League’s lead scorer Enosh Oching says his target remain to help Ulinzi Stars finish in a respectable position in the season, even as he enjoys good goal scoring form, having played 12 matches this season and netted seven times. The forward’s fine form comes on the back of a troubled campaign last year, when he had

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End of an era as Elitebet partnership comes to a close

[caption id="attachment_1904" align="aligncenter" width="900"] The starting team that faced Chemelil Sugar in the first match after the end of the Elitebet partnership[/caption] The two year partnership between Ulinzi Stars Football Club and betting franchise Elitebet has come to an end. Curtains to the deal entered at the start of 2017 came down at the close of January 2019, with the clash against Kakamega Homeboyz signaling the last time the team

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Mathare was a real test, a point is welcome, says The Don

[caption id="attachment_1849" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo issues instructions from the bench during the game against Mathare United[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has welcomed the point earned from the barren draw with Mathare United on Saturday 22nd December, as the team also secured its first clean sheet of the 2018/19 campaign. In the opening two matches, Ulinzi Stars had faced Vihiga United and newly promoted

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The Don calls for two – day trials

Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo takes the team through a previous training session. He has opened doors for a two - day trial period ahead of the new season Ahead of the team’s preseason, head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has revealed that he will be opening the doors for a two – day trial period to try and have a complete squad in time for the 2018/19 season which commences on December 8. The trials will be conducted at the Afraha Stadium, with the dates

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Inconsistency hurting us, Nyaudo decries

[caption id="attachment_1648" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has rued the lack of consistency in the team after two straight losses[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has lamented at the lack of consistency seen in the team, in light of two straight losses, both coming with a heavy impact on the team's 2018 campaign targets. On Sunday 23rd September, a five game unbeaten run was ended by a 4-1 beating by Kariobangi Sharks

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No change in team to face Nakumatt

[caption id="attachment_1487" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Team to face Nakumatt in the round 29 clash at Afraha Stadium has been named[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has retained the same team that faced Chemelil Sugar in the last game, with the trio of Masita Masuta, Oliver Ruto and George Omondi all included after late fitness tests that passed them ready for the clash against Nakumatt at Afraha Stadium on Wednesday 29th August. James

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