Coach Ali Takes Charge at Soldiers Post (Kenyan Sports)

African Sports News – Former Mathare United and Sofapaka Coach Salim Ali has been appointed the new coach of military Kenya premier league side Ulinzi Stars.

According to the club chairman JS Mwinyikai Ali was  picked after a rigorous exercise that saw top level coaches from all over the country interviewed for the job.

“We are happy to have Ali with us. He is the best qualified coach in Kenya and we trust he is going to deliver silverware. His work starts immediately where he heads to the Recruit Training School in Eldoret to pick up players from the Inter Divisions that are currently ongoing. He will also come back and pick the best players from the 14 that we took from the CDF Cup. We will give him a free hand to choose his team and we have faith in him that is why we have handed him the mantle,” said Lt. Col.Mwinyikai.

Coach Sammy Simiyu who has been handling the team in the last season after Benjamin Nyangweso was redeployed and  will deputize Ali.

The former Harambee Stars assistant Coach carries with him wealth of experience that saw him lift the KPL tile as an assistant coach to Francis Kimanzi while at Mathare in 2008, his only winners medal as a coach to date

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