Vihiga terms Okwemba's arrival as vital in promotion race

Vihiga United assistant coach Francis Xavier is confident that Charles Okwemba will be a quality addition to their squad.

Okwemba who had a superb start of the season with Kenya Premier League side Sofapaka FC made a shocking move from KPL to National Super League and will be featuring for the Super League giants Vihiga in the second leg.


Xavier believes that Okwemba is good addition to the side and he hopes the former AFC Leopards attacker will play a major role in their promotion.

-Capturing Okwemba is a plus for us. He has vast experience and he is also leader. We believe he will be able guide and push this young players as we continue to chase for promotion. His experience will be vital for the team, Xavier told Futaa.

Okwemba will reunite with Xavier and Martin Imbalambala, people he worked with at AFC Leopards.