AFC Leopards new signing's arrival date confirmed

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The Burundi striker signed a two year contract with the club in May this year but was yet to report to The Den for action

AFC Leopards new signing Alexis Kitenge is set to arrive in the country on Thursday, Goal has learnt.

The Burundi striker signed a two year contract with the club in May this year, but his club Atletico requested the Kenyan giants to allow the player join the team later on owing to the team's assignments. Club's chairman Dan Mule has now revealed the striker is ready to join the team. "Kitenge is expected in the country on Thursday.

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"We have already made contact and the player has confirmed. It has been a long wait for us and we are happy with this news, he will boost our attack especially after Fiamenyo's (Gilbert) injury setback. We have done most signings and I think the activity for us is closed, but, who knows we might add one more if he is of real quality."

AFC Leopards are aiming to bounce back after starting the season badly. 

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