Head coach Nicholas Muyoti, and field skipper Anthony Muki Kimani have commented on the first season win over Sofapaka in Kasarani on Saturday 14 January 2023.
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In the game, Sofapaka went up first with a penalty from Rody Manga in the 17th minute before Ezekiel Odera canceled out with a penalty for City Stars four minutes later.
Substitute Andrew Kisilu then delivered the killer punch in the 78th minute that turned out to be the winner or Simba wa Nairobi to end an eight-game winless streak this season, and 13-game winless run from last season, to grab the first full points of the season.
“It’s been a long wait, finally we get three points. It was a tough match against Sofapaka who are a very good side. They beat us twice last season,” said Muyoti
“Team effort carried the day; players, technical staff, management, and fans. Without believing and never giving up, we wouldn’t have done it. I say thank you.” added the coach
His sentiments were echoed by Muki who said;
“It was a great win considering that we had gone eight matches without one. It’s a great motivation to the whole team that anything is possible,”
“Great team effort and character brought us three important points. We need to keep on pushing,”
Up next for City Stars is a home game against KCB in Kasarani Annex on Wednesday 18th Jan starting 3.15 pm.
“We need to build on this performance, our confidence is back, it will be tough against Kcb but am sure we will get a positive result,” said Muyoti
Ahead of the game, City Stars sits 16th in the 18-team log with five points.