Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKFPL) sides Posta Rangers and Tusker FC battled to a scoreless draw in a friendly clash staged at Jamhuri Grounds on Wednesday.

 

It was the latest friendly for Tusker who were beaten 2-0 by AFC Leopards last week; the match hosted at GEMS Cambridge.

 

Speaking after the game, Tusker head coach admitted that his side was not ready for the new season since they had not trained as a team for a long time; this forcing them to train according to the opponents they’ll face next as they have a short time to the start of the season.

 

Also Read: CECAFA U20: Omala in as Okumbi name Kenya U20 final squad

 

“We are still far in matters preparations. The players are struggling since you know we have not trained as a team so it’s still hard to make a team when people are not training. We have to train as a team to improve our performance, if we train as individuals, it becomes so difficult even to correct a player.

 

“We made a lot of mistakes in the game (against Rangers) because we are not sued to play as a team currently. We need it day in day out in training because you can’t train in friendlies. I hope we can train more as a team and get that cohesion. Without that, I don’t think it would be easy for us.

 

Tusker FC head coach Robert Matano issuing instructions during the game against Rangers.

“Every team has been training apart from Tusker. You can’t train with a few people. We need to play under pressure with our own players but since the time will be short for such, we have now to train according to the demands of the game,” Matano said.

 

Tusker had been slated to take on Gor Mahia in the opening game of the season.

 

Also Read: BREAKING: FKF names new League management committee

Categories
Trending News
Advertisement
Newsletter
By checking this box, you confirm that you have read and are agreeing to our terms of use regarding the storage of the data submitted through this form.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© 2020 PEPETA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

P