Nakumatt FC players walks off the pitch in a past match
Nakumatt upbeat despite defeat to Bandari
By Zachary Oguda | Tue 14 Mar, 2017 14:15

Nakumatt’s debut in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) started on a losing note after going down to Bandari FC by a solitary goal but their Head Coach Anthony Mwangi believes the team did not fare badly in the encounter.

Considering they were up against a well-established side in the KPL, Mwangi believes they did well and will rectify their mistakes in the next match. 

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“We can’t let this result demoralize us. The season has just began and we have several other chances to make things right and to improve our performance in this competition. And come to think of it, we did not do too badly. We held on well against a well-established side and only conceded that one goal from a concentration lapse. We are encouraged and can look forward to better outings,” Mwangi remarked.

His counterpart on the opposite dugout Mr Paul Nkata on his part warned that there was still a long way to go in the league but was happy with his charges show in the tie despite having had a below per pre season preps.

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Friendly matches

“As a team we weren’t lucky to get friendly matches against big teams during preseason, so I am very happy that we managed to get three points here. The town is happy with the win, but there is still a long way to go in the league and we have so much to improve on. So far, so good,” Nkata told the official KPL portal.

Nakumatt comes against AFC Leopards in their next league tie with Bandari FC slated to take on Posta Rangers.

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Zachary Oguda

Twitter: @zaxoguda

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