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Harambee Stars defender compares South Africa’s PSL and KPL

Harambee Stars defender compares South Africa’s PSL and KPL

12 Jun 2019, 12:15

Harambee Stars young defender Joseph Stanley Okumu has given the difference between South Africa’s Premier Soccer League and the Kenyan Premier League (KPL).

Okumu who moved to the PSL in 2016 when Free States Stars acquired his services from KPL side Chemelil Sugar FC and according to the lanky defender, the former beat the latter in facilities and the integration of young players.

“South Africa was a good experience for me as a player. The only difference they have with Kenya are in the structures and how they integrate their young players into the league because I believe we have better talents.

“Their top-flight teams all have academies and it is an opportunity for them to grow as some are integrated into their senior teams. have the academies. Young players come into the KPL with less experience since most are picked from schools,” Okumu said in an interview with FKF.

Experience

The defender further hailed the experience he had in the PSL having faced some of the best talents in the continent.

“I came up against Pacy Tau who moved to the English Premier League just the other day and players like Tshabalala (Siphiwe). It was a good experience at a tender age. Their system is of a high level and lessons learnt there has helped me in my stay in the USA,” he added.

 Okumu is one of the eight defenders selected by head coach Migne for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

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