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Ugandan midfielder Hashim Sempala has been named Tusker FC club captain in the ongoing 2018/19 season.

Hashim takes over from veteran Duncan Ochieng who will double up as a player and a member of the technical bench.

 The midfielder joined Tusker FC in 2016 from Ugandan side Bul FC.  Hashim will be assisted by Peter Nzuki and Michael Madoya as first and second assistant respectively.

Speaking after his appointment, Hashim Sempala expressed his joy at leading a club of Tusker’s caliber, while acknowledging the outgoing captains and the huge task ahead.

“First and foremost I want to thank the technical bench and the management for entrusting me with leading this great club. To the outgoing captains, Lloyd and Duncan you have guided us and brought us together as a team through your time. It is not an easy task I will do my best with my fellow captains Peter Nzuki and Madoya Michael to make sure that we lead this club for the better.”

Speaking on the appointment, head coach Robert Matano expressed his faith in Sempala, Nzuki and Madoya in their new roles.

“I want to thank Duncan and Lloyd they have been instrumental in the team and as a technical bench we saw it wise that we change the captains and have fresh leadership in the team. I would urge the players to cooperate with the incoming captains as they did before. I have complete faith in them and I believe that they will lead the club to greater heights.”

Tusker FC will play their next Sportpesa premier league match in Nakuru aganst Ulinzi stars on Sunday at the Afraha stadium.


The Sportpesa premier league fixture between Tusker and Mt Kenya united will now take place at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi and not Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos as earlier stated.

The game to be played on Sunday, 23 December will be the final game for Tusker before Christmas recess.

Tickets will be sold at a flat rate of 200 Kenyan shillings on the match day.

Kick off for the game is at 3pm.



Michael Madoya(c) injured during the 2018/19 sportpesa premier league match against western stima

Peter Nzuki and Faraj Ominde have both recovered from a Soft tissue injury on the right shin and sprained left ankle injuries respectively hence resumed training with the rest of the squad.

Meanwhile, team doctor, Wycliffe Makanga provided the following injury updates:

Clyde Senaji Navade was injured during a friendly match in pre-season. He fractured his 5th metatarsal left ankle. He will be off training for 8 weeks.”

Erick Ambunya was injured in our last Kenyan premier league match against Western Stima following a Tackle from the opponent. This led to his substitution in the second half of the match. Confirming from the X-ray, it was reported that he incurred a facture on his right wrist. He will undergo further orthopedic management.”

Michael Madoya has a Soft tissue injury of the right thigh muscle after over stretching his lower limb during the Western Stima FC match.

Tusker will host Mt. Kenya United in a Sportpesa premier league match at the Moi International sports center Kasarani on Sunday 23, December (kick-off is at 3pm).
Tickets will be sold on the match day.