Ugandan Kintu tasked to redeem dimming City Stars


Ugandan Kintu tasked to redeem dimming City Stars
Nairobi City Stars celebrate their goal against AFC Leopards

In Summary

  • Nairobi City Stars have hired Ugandan coach Jimmy Kintu to take over the reins of the team after a difficult start to the 2018/19 campaign.
  • Kintu, 31, is a certified FUFA coach instructor and also holds a CAF B license. Club CEO Herbet Kunga said that the Ugandan will take over from John Amboko who handled the team in its 10 league matches played so far.
  • City, a former Kenyan Premier League side has had a rough start to the campaign winning just once in 10 attempts; the rest being five draws and four losses.

Nairobi City Stars have hired Ugandan coach Jimmy Kintu to take over the reins of the team after a difficult start to the 2018/19 campaign.

Kintu, 31, is a certified FUFA coach instructor and also holds a CAF B license. Club CEO Herbet Kunga said that the Ugandan will take over from John Amboko who handled the team in it’s 10 league matches played so far.

City, a former Kenyan Premier League side has had a rough start to the campaign winning just once in 10 attempts; the rest being five draws and four losses.

The Ugandan tactician first assignment will be against   Thika United on Wednesday at Thika Municipal stadium.

The former premier league side currently lies 16th on the log four points above the   relegation zone.

Ten FKF National Super League matches have been lined up on Wednesday, January 30   among them a triple-header at Camp Toyoyo.

League Leaders Ushuru will hope to get back to winning ways when they host eighth-placed Bidco United at the Ruaraka Grounds.

Wazito coach Mohammed Ahmed, meanwhile, will be up against his former side Modern Coast Rangers in the third of a tipple-header at Camp Toyoyo.

Thika Stadium will also host a doubleheader featuring home sides Thika United and Fortune Sacco against Nairobi City Stars and Migori Youth respectively.

January 30

14:00 Administration Police FC  VS  St. Joseph FC

14:00 Ushuru VS  Bidco United

15:00 Eldoret Youth FC  VS  Kisumu All Stars

15:00 Fortune Sacco  VS  Migori Youth

15:00 Green Commandos VS   Kangemi Allstars

15:00 Nairobi Stima FC VS   FC Talanta

15:00 Shabana FC   VS    Coast Stima

15:00 Thika United VS   Nairobi City Stars

16:15 Kibera Black Stars   VS Kenya Police FC

16:15 Wazito FC   VS   Modern Coast Rangers FC

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