Stewart Hall in praise of his debutants as Ingwe rout new comers Nakumatt FC

Stewart Hall in praise of his debutants as Ingwe rout new comers Nakumatt FC
  • FC Leopards beat Nakumatt FC 3-0 on Sunday 19th at the Thika Stadium.
  • Gilbert Fiamenyo, Marcellus Ingotsi and Paul Kiongera netted the goals.
  • Ingwe were playing their first match to the 2017 KPL season.
  • The Supermarket chain sponsored team lost their second consecutive match in the top flight league.
  • Hall has optimism his club will perform well in this campaign.

AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall had special praise for debutants Gilbert Fiamenyo, Marcellus Ingotsi who introduced themselves to Ingwe faithful’s with goals in a 3-0 win over Nakumatt FC in a Kenyan Premier League match staged at the Thika County stadium.

READ ALSO: Can Stewart Hall get the best out of his blotted squad, as Kevin Kimani becomes the latest entrant into the galaxy of players?

Paul Mungai Kiongera was the other player who scored on the day the 12-time Kenyan champions got their season to a perfect possible start.

AFC Leopards fans following proceedings in a past league match. The club got thier 2017 KPL Campaign in fine form beating Nakumatt FC 3-0. (File photo)

On Sunday, Stewart Hall and his young Leopards stepped onto the Thika United pitch with only one mission, have a positive start to their delayed 2017 league campaign.

READ ALSO: Leopards goal keeping and striking dilemma ahead of first league match

Hall before the match had expressed his uncertainties concerning the club’s striking prowess, an area he was not fully satisfied going to their first league match. He had a different opinion after the encounter.

“We are impressed with a big win in the first match. Overall we played well in all departments though I expected my players to shrug to some extent. Surely we will meet tougher opponents, going forward,” he said.

Former club top scorer Kepha Aswani and Tusker FC forward Robert Omunuk had little to trouble Ian Otieno who has preferred ahead of Gabriel Andika, though the Briton says both keepers are his number one.

There was a sense of uncertainty with fans not sure of what to expect from a team that won only a single match in the second half of last season, however going by that display, there is a sense of new optimism from the Ingwe Family

READ ALSO: We are coming for you! Ingwe warn sellers of club Merchandise

Previous Ulinzi FC to challenge for the Kenyan Premier League title after seven years
Next Timmy Tdat and Susumila release new music video - oyoo

You might also like

Latest 0 Comments

Afternoon sports highlights – November 13, 2017

Ex-Celtic and Man Utd midfielder Liam Miller seeks treatment for cancer Former Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller is having chemotherapy treatment for cancer. The Irishman, 36, is reportedly on

Sports 0 Comments

State of Kenyan pitches on the spot once again as visitors Congo raise alarm over the bad shape of the facilities

Congo will play Harambee Stars on Sunday 26th. The Leopards have complained over the state of facilities in the country. This will be their first match since the 2017 Africa

Latest 0 Comments

Dan Mule takes AFC Leopards ‘Home’ ahead of new season kick off

Ongoing Stadia renovations has forced AFC Leopards to switch to Machakos Stadium from Nyayo. It is not clear how long the club will use the new facility in Machakos County.

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply