Kimani popularly known as Modo returns to the club having featured for them as a player between 2013 and 2015 and fills in the hole left by Tom Juma who had been handed a new role as the club’s football operations manager.
In a statement, AFC Leopards noted: “AFC Leopards SC are delighted to announce the appointment of Anthony Kimani as the new club assistant coach.
“The former AFC Leopards and Kenya captain has signed a two-year deal with the club and begins duties immediately.
“The towering defender who plied his trade in the Den between 2013-15 will assist head coach Andre Casa Mbungo in changing fortunes at Leopards.
“His experience, hard work and good leadership skills were a key factor in his appointment. Welcome MODO!”
Kimani will hope that his combination with head coach Mbungo will be the combination needed to revive the club’s fortunes have had a troubled season that sees them placed 16th on the log after only recording 16 points.
His first task will be to help his coach with the needed tactical nous to outwit Western Stima FC whom they face in their next league game.