Mule promises Leopards turn-around
27 July 2016, 13:38
Nairobi - Newly-appointed AFC Leopards chairman Daniel Mule has promised to return
the club to its former glory after a period of relative mediocrity in
Mule was named as the club's new chairman on Sunday, having earned
1160 votes to the 822 picked up by rival candidate Maurice Amahwa.
Mule was previously a co-chairman at the club together with Mathews
Opwora, who was also in the race, but withdrew on Saturday and gave his
support to his former colleague.
"I feel happy after winning today," Mule told Capital Sport. "It was a tough race but the victory is for all the AFC Leopards fans.
"The work has just begun. I ask everyone to work together regardless
of whichever camp someone was. The bigger picture is the team, not
individuals," he added.
Mule's foremost challenge will be to ensure Leopards wins the Kenyan
Premier League again, the club having gone nearly 20-years without the
"We want to make this club as great as it has always been," said the 48-year old businessman.
"Our progress has been slowed down over the last few years due to
wrangles but we want to put that behind us. This is a new start and
among the things we want to do is make the club successful on and off
"It has been almost 20 years since we last won the league and that is
not good for a club of our stature. This year definitely we can't make
it but next year we have to fight for it," he said.
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