Sofapaka close to Rwandese signing
26 June 2014, 14:25
Nairobi - Sofapaka
are close to landing Evariste Mutuyimana after agreeing terms with
Rwanda outfit SC KIYOVU for the services of the goalkeeper.
The fourth-placed Kenyan Premier League side are looking to beef up
their squad ahead of the second-half of the season and have earmarked
the Rwanda international as a key transfer target.
Club chairman Elly Kalekwa confirmed the deal, with paperwork the
only remaining speedbump to overcome before Mutuyimana can officially
join his new team-mates.
"We have agreed terms with the player and his club and he just have
some things to finish up at the club then we will have his release,"
Kalekwa said in a statement posted on the Nairobi-based side's website.
"He played for Sofapaka during the Nationwide days and has since
chalked up some good experience including playing for the Rwandan
"His addition here will be good for us in terms of depth, leadership and experience."
Mutuyimana's arrival will provide adequate cover for the void left by
veteran keeper and captain Duncan Ochieng, who is recovering from an
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