KPL clubs go shopping for best players available in the market
With the Ministry of Sport already putting a place a committee to look into ways into the resumption of sporting activities in the country, Kenyan Premier League clubs have already starting rejigging their squads ahead of the new seasons.
Wazito FC recently let go, 14 players, and their outspoken boss Ricardo Badoer has revealed the club is shopping for young players.
PLAYERS ON DEMAND
Nairobi News can reveal that the club is in advanced talks with highly-rated Western Stima midfielder Fidel Origa and AFC Leopards striker Vincent Oburu amongst other players.
The Zambia-based trio of Duncan Otieno, Musa Mohammed, and Harun Shakava have been in the country for more than two months now. They play for Nkana FC, a team that is currently facing financial difficulties.
Word flying around is that the trio are not keen on a return to Zambia. Mohammed and Otieno’s contracts have run out and a number of clubs within and outside Kenya are wooing them for possible transfer moves.
Tanzanian giants Yanga SC has also been mentioned as possible new home for the two players.
SHAKAVA’S NEXT DESTINATION
Meanwhile, the contract of former Gor Mahia defender and skipper Shakava runs out next year in June but he recently revealed his desire to leave the club. A number of clubs in Kenya, notably Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards have expressed interest in signing him.
Wazito youngster Johnstone Omurwa is reportedly on the radar of Angolan giants Petro Atletico with a reliable source revealing to Nairobi News that the two parties are also in advanced talks.
National Super League side Nairobi Stima also recently terminated contracts of all its players and midfielder Alex Dunga, who is on loan to the club from Bandari is a man on-demand with a number of clubs in the KPL eager to land his signature among them newly-promoted side Nairobi City Stars.