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Footballer Allan Wanga lands top county job

It was a telephone call from Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya on Christmas eve that kick-started the process of landing Allan Wanga a plum job in the county

The Kenya international has been handed the role of County Sports Director, which will see him oversee and manage development of sports in the talent rich county.

The striker has also signed a three-year deal with Kakamega Homeboyz, having elected to leave Tusker FC in November.

Speaking to Nairobi News, the 30 year-old striker expressed his excitement at the new responsibilities.


He said he is intent on ‘creating’ some piece of history at the club.

“I want to help the club win a first ever league title; to create some history you know..”

Wanga is also pursuing an undergraduate degree in business management at the University of Nairobi.

“I have been lucky to win many titles, at Tusker, in Tanzania, Sudan, Angola….”

“So helping out Homeboyz to win trophies will be great for all of us.”

Homeboyz are in advanced talks to receive financial support from Governor Oparanya’s government.

The team will play their home games at the refurbished Bukhungu Stadium.

Former Tusker players James Situma and Noah Wafula are the other new signings at Homeboyz.