After weeks of preseason training in Nakuru, Ulinzi Stars’ base has shifted to Nanyuki in the Mount Kenya region, where head coach Benjamin Nyangweso is set to shape up his charges for the 2019/20 season.
The team set base in Nanyuki on Sunday 14th July.
The high altitude training is aimed at developing the players’ endurance as the target for the new season remains to better the 2018/19 performance and as the team sets camp there, the Officer-in-Charge, Cpt Kelvin Opuko is confident the players will gain massively.
A notch higher
“Intensive preseason training is always very important as we gear for a tough season and after weeks in Nakuru, it is time for us to go a notch higher, thus the choice of this high altitude center. At the end of our camp here, I believe we will be much closer to taking on the new season,” the OIC stated.
At the height of the team’s high altitude training, a number of friendly matches have been lined up to assess the team in a game situation, which will also aid coach Nyangweso check out new signings and the prospective ones.
So far, Kelvin Thairu Wangui has been confirmed the first new signing at the team and he is already in Nanyuki training with his new team mates after joining from relegated Mount Kenya United.