KPL side lines up four weekend friendlies

KPL side lines up four weekend friendlies

20 Jan 2018, 10:11

New Kenya Premier League side Vihiga United has travelled to Nakuru where it is expected to play a number of friendlies as season's build up

Among the teams the Edward  Manoah side is expected to tackle are former rivals in the National Super League St. Joseph and Nakuru All-stars. Division One side Geothermal FC and Olympic FC will also be part of Vihiga's pre-season opponents before they head back home on Monday. 

Ceremony

The club is also expected to have a ceremony to unveil new players, technical bench and new kit at Kidundu Stadium starting at noon.

Last year,  the outfit released a record 12 players from its ranks and it is expected that it has made the required replacements given the maiden KPL duties ahead. 

Released Players

1. Munai Gilbert and Franklin Kirimi goalkeepers, 2. Abucheri Gideon- defender, 3. Alufwani Acquinous Muteshi- winger, 4. Ouma John winger 5. Muyesu Johnson Kidambu defender

6. Mutuu Keiphas striker, 7. Kyambadde Rashid, 8. Imbalabala Martin defender 

 10. Omwami Oscar - defender,  11. Weitere Lucas -striker, 12. Asena Nelson defender. 

Vihiga joined the first tier after a gruelling campaign that saw it eventually finish on top of the NSL  table. 

The club has also advertised their vacant coaching position after Edward Manoah left the club last year. 

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