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MATANO-WE GOING ALL OUT

Tusker FC played to a 4-0 win against Wajiji FC in a friendly match at Ruaraka grounds in preparation for their Sportpesa premier league match against Ulinzi stars with goals from Kevin Omondi, Timothy Otieno, Jackson Macharia and Amos Asembeka.

Speaking after the friendly match to www.tuskerfc.co.ke coach Robert Matano was confident on his team’s preparation

“The Week has been fine we have had small injuries but by Saturday it shall be okay.  We are going to win.  Ulinzi won their last game and we lost we have reviewed and rectified our mistakes. We have played a friendly match where we saw improvements. We going all out; we need  three points.”

 

Michael Madoya, Clyde Senaji, Eric Ambunya, Marlon Tangauzi and Bill Oporia who have been out suffering from different injuries resumed training with the rest of the team.

“So far everybody is coming up well, injuries are normal in football as it’s a game of contact. Those who had critical injuries are coming back slowly; we cannot push them so hard but also they cannot come out of injury and go straight to the team but gradually.”

“I have said it before – we will remain focused until the final whistle of the season.”

Tusker travels away to Nakuru to face Ulinzi stars on Sunday 20th January at Afraha stadium. Kick-off is at 15:00.

 

HASHIM SEMPALA NAMED TUSKER FC SKIPPER.

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.

RUARAKA BAN UPLIFTED

Following the re-inspection done yesterday at the Ruaraka grounds, the Chairman of Stadia Safety and security Committee (SSSC ) Lt.Col Oloo has written to Tusker FC to appreciate the efforts thus made in complying with the recommendations earlier made and has with immediate effect uplifted the ban and urged the club management to continue with the efforts to improve the stadia.

Tusker FC will now play subsequent low risk matches at home in Ruaraka. 

TUSKER FC INJURY UPDATE

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.