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Football | Kenya

Martin Imbalambala @ SS com

Leopards skipper welcomes new trio



AFC Leopards captain Martin Imbalambala has welcomed the new appointees to the club’s technical bench.

Tom Olaba was named the new assistant coach on Tuesday, with John Busolo and Nicholas Muyoti coming in as goalkeeper trainer and team manager respectively.

They replaced Mickey Weche, Mohammed Fwaya and Bernard Onyango, who were part of the team in the 2012 season.

The incoming trio are respected figures at Leopards and highly experienced in the game, and Imbalambala says their arrival is welcome as the club looks to push for major honours in the coming season.

“Losing some members of the team like we did with the previous ones is not a happy moment because you are used to them but the club administration felt we needed changes. The new names are some of the most respected in the club like Busolo and Muyoti who was with us last season. Also, the new assistant coach is very experienced and has been at many clubs not just in Kenya but the region, so to have him here is a bonus.”

“I wish them all the best and look forward to working with them and lifting the club’s fortunes,” he said.

Leopards finished third on the log in 2012 despite having led for most of the year.

“It was a sad that we did not win the league after dominating for so long. Everyone was hurt, the players and management and we want to do better come the new season. We will work hard next season as a club to ensure that we have the best possible chance of winning it.”

“This year we were close, which is progress made and so I hope that we can move a step further and maybe win it in the coming season,” he concluded.

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