Tusker coach had no problem picking new captain

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The shot-stopper joined Tusker FC in 2014 and was an integral part of the double winning side in 2016

Tusker coach Sam Timbe has expressed faith in Duncan Ochieng and Lloyd Wahome following their appointments as captain and assistant captain respectively.

Ochieng took over the armband from James Situma, who left the club last season for Kakamega Homeboyz.

Situma was released by the Brewers alongside 14 other players in a massive change that was executed by the immediate former champions.

Timbe, who joined Tusker last January, said that he had no problem picking his captains with barely a month into the job.

“Duncan and Lloyd were a straight forward pick for having been the longest serving players in the club. They are natural leaders and even when I got here it was clear to see. I have complete faith in them and believe that they will lead this club to new success.”

Speaking after his appointment, Ochieng acknowledged the huge task ahead: “I am happy and grateful for this appointment and would like to thank the technical bench for entrusting me with leading such a great club.

"It is not an easy task but I will do my best alongside Lloyd and the playing unit to make sure that we lead this club to great new heights.”

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Ochieng' brings on board vast experience having earned more than 40 caps for the National team, Harambee stars between 1997 and 2013.

The shot-stopper joined Tusker FC in 2014 and was an integral part of the double winning side in 2016.

Tusker FC kicks-off their 2018 season campaign with a trip to Chemelil Sugar this Saturday.

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