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Coach Kintu axed by Kenyan side

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City Stars are 17th in the 20-team competition, having immersed only 15 points and is at the risk of dropping to the third division if its fortunes do not change for the better soon. | Courtesy Photo

Kenyan National Super League side, Nairobi City Stars have parted ways with Ugandan coach, Jimmy Kintu, two months into the job.

Kintu was named City Stars coach on 29th January as a replacement for club legend, John Amboko and only managed one win during his tenure.

In the twelve matches that he was in charge of the club, the Kawangware based club managed to register one victory, four draws and seven defeats.

The team is currently 17th in the table with 15 points and is at the risk of dropping to the third division if its fortunes do not change for the better soon.

Amboko who has been Kintu’s assistant will serve as the interim coach with assistance from team manager Tielen Oguta.

“We have officially parted ways with coach Jimmy Kintu after a 3-month stint. In the meantime, John Amboko takes charge assisted by Tillien Oguta,” read the statement.

Since its relegation from the Kenyan Premier League in 2015, City Stars has struggled with much of its problems down to player exodus every transfer window and lack of finances.

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