Ulinzi Stars Players at a Past Match//Photo Courtesy

Kenya Premier League Side Ulinzi Stars played to a 1-1 draw with National Super League side Ushuru FC in a preseason friendly match played at the Kabete Barracks.

Ulinzi’s lone goal was scored by Hassan Mohamed.

Meanwhile, Ulinzi Stars head coach Benjamin Nyangweso has welcomed the upcoming East African Community Military Games that the Soldiers will take part in.

Kenya will be the hosts of the games that will commence on Tuesday 13th August and will run up to August 23rd.

Nyangweso has said that his players will gain massively from the tournament in terms of fitness and gelling well ahead of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign.

Ulinzi Stars head coach Benjamin Nyangweso//Photo Courtesy

“The games come at a very good time for us; just when we are preparing for the KPL season and I am happy because it will help us in terms of fitness and getting to improve the coordination between players,” he said.

Ulinzi Stars head to the tournament looking to defend the title and playing at home, Nyangweso says retaining it will be a top agenda.

“We are playing at home; we have that advantage and we must make use of it. To win this title willbe our top target and it will be an additional motivation for us going to the new season,” he added.

The Moi International Sports Center (MISC) Kasarani will be the premier venue for the games.