Revealed: Gor Mahia pays millions to land Rwandese striker
14 January 2016, 12:49
Nairobi - Gor Mahia have reportedly paid millions to sign Rwanda striker Jacques Tusiyenge it has been revealed.
In a report on Soka the Kenyan Premier League champions have allegedly splashed out 40,000 USD, approximately KES 4 million to sign the highly rated striker.
The amount is surprising considering Gor do not have a sponsor and last season struggled to pay players their salaries.
It has emerged that the Rwanda Premier League side Police FC forward has signed a two year deal with the 15-time Kenyan champions. Gor fans will however have to wait to see him in action as he will join the side after representing his country in the forthcoming Africa Nations Championships CHAN scheduled to be played from Saturday 16 January to 7 February.
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" We have agreed and he will be joining Gor Mahia on a two year contract after CHAN. As you know he is the national team captain and so has to represent the country in the tournament we are hosting before he leaves,” Police FC Spokesman John Wamungu is quoted as saying.
Tusiyenge will replace the departed Meddie Kagere at Gor.
According to Four Four Two, Tusiyenge will be expected to be the main man at Gor as they seek to retain the KPL title for a fourth time and do well in the CAF Champions League.
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