KPL transfers: Sofapaka tops June window shopping list

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Sixteen players decided to renew/extend their contracts with their clubs with nine players moving out on loan to other clubs

A total of 107 player moved clubs in the mid-season transfer window that closed midnight on Friday but with no monitory record to back it up.

Sofapaka FC were the busiest club in the June transfer window with 17 new players joining the 2009 Kenyan Premier League champions. Thika United FC made the least number of signing(s) with only one player being added to their current squad.

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Fifteen players also joined KPL from other leagues with Uganda exporting 10 talents and two each from Tanzania and Burundi with only one joining from Rwanda. The 16 KPL clubs exchanged 54 player with 13 new faces joining the top tier league from the second tier, National Super League, one less than the number that crossed from the FKF lower tier leagues.

A total of 46 players moved as free agents while 35 involved some sort of payments between the clubs/players while 16 players chose to extend their contracts with their clubs with only nine moving out on loan to other clubs.

But according to the records from Football Kenya Federation, there was no disclosure of any money that exchanged hands in the June transfer window.  

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