Sofapaka looking depleted
19 June 2015, 12:02
Nairobi - Sofapaka's chances of catching Gor Mahia have taken a huge knock during
the June transfer window with as many as six players leaving the club in
Batoto ba Mungu impressively clung on to second place in the Kenya
Premier League in the first half of the 2015 season, despite being
crippled by financial constraints.
Reports have emerged suggesting the technical and playing staff are
owed several months worth of salaries and bonuses, and the exodus during
the transfer window was expected.
So far the club has parted ways with no less than six key players,
including Enock Agwanda to Gor Mahia, Elly Asieche to KCB, Eugine Asike
and Danson Kago to Tusker FC, Fiston Abduol Razak to South Africa's
Mamelodi Sundowns and, most recently, Shafik Batambuze to Chemelil Sugar
Head coach Sam Timbe is also expected to leave the club in the coming months after refusing to extend his contract.
Team manager Amenipa Bigisho has promised the club will bring in
players to replace the personnel they have lost, but the situation looks
"It is a fact that we have lost key players during the window but the club will try hard to ensure a recovery is made," he told Futaa.
"We are really planning to bring in players to replace the ones who have exited."
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