Ulinzi Stars striker returns for decisive contest

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The 2016 Golden Boot winner missed last weekend's 1-0 defeat in the hands of Libyan side Al Hilal Benghazi in Egypt

Ulinzi Stars have received a major boost as John Mark Makwatta is set to feature in their return leg clash on Saturday.

The 2016 Golden Boot winner missed last weekend's 1-0 defeat in the hands of Libyan side Al Hilal Benghazi after failing to secure visa in time. Coach Benjamin Nyangweso is delighted with the strikers 'return' but has revealed their is an injury scare for one of his Stars.

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"Makwatta was missed in the first leg, he is a player who you definitely you do not want to miss in your team. He is back and we are delighted with the new development. My only concern is for Bonface Onyango, he sustained a knock on his knee on Wednesday and we will have to give him until Friday before our final verdict."

Ulinzi need to win on Saturday by two goals to advance to the next round of Caf Confederations Cup.

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