Three changes as team to face Nzoia is named

The team to face Nzoia United in the fifth game of the season has been named, with three changes therein

Head coach Dunstan Nyaudo has named the team that will be going up against Nzoia Sugar in the fifth match of the season, at the Sudi Stadium in Bungoma on Wednesday 2nd January.

Ezekiel Okare gets to start from the bench for the first time since joining Ulinzi Stars and he will be joined among the reserves by John Njuguna, who got his first start in the last game, as the team drew 2 – 2 with Sofapaka.

John Kago, who started against Sofapaka is not in the 18 – man team. Boniface Onyango gets a start in midfield, replacing Kago as Elvis Nandwa gets to start in place of Njuguna while Mark Bikokwa replaces Okare, starting against his former club as he makes his return from injury.

Saruni in goal

James Saruni gets his fifth straight start, as does Oliver Ruto and Boniface Andayi in defence while Hassan Mohamed starts the second straight game in defence, partnering Andayi.

Lead scorer Enosh Ochieng, who has banged in three goals so far will be hoping for more as The Don has sent him in for a second straight start.

There is still no place in the team for Ibrahim Shambi and Omar Mbongi who are out on compassionate leave as well as the injured Omar Boraafya.

Starting XI: James Saruni (GK), Oliver Ruto, Cylus Shitote, Boniface Andayi, Hamssan Mohamed, Bernard Ongoma, Boniface Onyango, Daniel Waweru, Elvis Nandwa, Enosh Ochieng, Mark Bikokwa.

Subs: Timothy Odhiambo (GK), Churchill Muloma, Ezekiel Okare, Elijah Mwanzia, John Njuguna, Harun Mwale, Robert Oyuyo.

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