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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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Date set for postponed Gor Mahia game

[caption id="attachment_1271" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Hassan Abdalla in action against Gor Mahia in a past match at Afraha Stadium.[/caption] The Kenyan Premier League (KPL) has set a new date for the postponed game against Gor Mahia, which was supposed to be played in the 15th round of matches – on Sunday 13th May at Afraha Stadium. The clash will now be staged on Saturday 23rd June at the Afraha Stadium, starting 3pm, as per the new

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Concentration on finishing paying off, coach notes

After struggling for a while in front of goal, head coach Dunstan Nyaudo’s charges seem have gotten their scoring boots on, going by the tally in the past two matches, with the team netting five goals in the matches, much to the coach’s elation. The latest win served the coach even better, with the team managing the sixth clean sheet of the season in a 2 – 0 win over Chemelil Sugar on Sunday 29th April at Afraha Stadium and he has attributed

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Enosh, Hamisi recalled for Chemelil clash

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has picked his 18 men for the clash against Chemelil Sugar on Sunday 29th April. Making just two changes.[/caption] Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has named his 18 – man squad that will be on duty for the 13th match of the 2018 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign, when Chemelil Sugar FC tours Nakuru on Sunday 29th April. Forward Enosh Ochieng and utility man Abdalla

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No dropping guard ahead of Nakumatt game

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="aligncenter" width="900"] The team warmed up for the Nakumatt FC game with a morale boosting 6 - 0 win over Gachie FC on Thursday 19th April[/caption] The recent results may have not gone in the team’s favor but there is no relenting towards the push to get back to winning ways at the soonest possible chance, head coach Dunstan Nyaudo declared after the Thursday 19th April training session. In a practice match

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Injured Mbongi hopes for a lift

[caption id="attachment_1085" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Omar Mbongi in action during the preseason friendly match against Posta Rangers in January 2018[/caption] He still has at least four weeks before being considered for action and injured defender Omar Mbongi has admitted it is tough being out there as he recuperates from a pelvic bone injury. The defender valiantly endured the pain from the injury sustained in 2017, to skipper the team

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Masita proud to get point – winner

[caption id="attachment_1065" align="aligncenter" width="900"] L-R Masita Masuta, John Kago, and Doc John Imboywa on the bench ahead of the Bandari game[/caption] Masita Masuta’s importance to the team came to the fore yet again when he came from the bench to score the equalizer as Ulinzi Stars picked a point in the 1 – 1 draw with Bandari FC at Mbaraki Sports Club, Mombasa on Sunday 8th April. The 90th minute goal, his fourth of the season,

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