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Football | Kenya

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KCB skipper welcomes new coach



KCB captain Joseph Kangata has welcomed the arrival of Juma Abdalla at the club. Abdalla was named KCB coach last week, taking over from James Omondi who was fired after a dismal season in 2012.

The club failed to land a spot in the KPL Top 8 despite being in a good position throughout the season.

Kangata admits that the club under-performed last term and feels bad Omondi was sacked.

However, he is now looking forward to the future under the new coach.

“I welcome the new coach on board and wish him well.” said Kangata. “He is experienced and well respected in the game here in Kenya.

“I feel bad for the former coach who was a good man. In football it is at times unfair to see the coach sacked because we as players are also involved. However, that is now in the past and I look forward to working with the new coach. We need to put behind the disappointment of last season and move forward as a club,” he said.

Abdalla guided second tier side Bidco United to second place in the Division One league, and Kangatta is hoping he can make a similar impact with KCB.

“He has a good track record as you saw last season,” said Kangata.

“Also he works well with young players which is what we have here at KCB. As a club you want to be at the top fighting for trophies and causing problems to the big sides. Hopefully, that will be the case in the new season,” he concluded.

KCB finished tenth in standings this year.

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