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City Stars defender Timothy Muganda eager for KPL action after lengthy injury

By Cecil Odongo January 25th, 2023 1 min read

Nairobi City Stars center back Timothy Muganda is eager to return to the pitch after a lengthy spell on the sideline due to an injury.

Muganda impressed during the pre-season where he played 13 matches out of the 18 games.

In the Inaugural Elite Pre-Season Cup, Muganda was at the heart of City Stars’defence in all the five matches and led ‘Simba wa Nairobi’ to the finals where they lost 2-0 to Kenya Police.

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The player has not featured for the club since the top flight league kicked off on November 19 last year. However, team physiotherapist Brian Odongo confirmed the defender will soon make a return to the squad.

“I have been out for a while but I am now fit and ready to get back to the field. I can’t wait to sample the premier league, but more so, to help the team achieve positive results,” said Muganda.

According to Odongo, the defender, who previously turned out for Mara Sugar FC and Soy FC, is in the final stages of his rehabilitation.

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On Wednesday, City Stars recorded their third win of the season with a 1-0 win over Wazito FC at Ruaraka Grounds in Nairobi. Their other wins have been against Sofapaka whom they beat 2-1 on January 14 and 1-0 victory over Mathare United on January 22.

Simba wa Nairobi lie 14th on the log with 11 points from 11 matches and will travel to Mbaraki Stadium in Mombasa to face struggling Bandari in their next match.

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