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The former Under-17 star says he may be forced to seek for greener pastures for lacking enough playing time at the Kenyan league leaders

Former Kenya Under-17 striker Emmanuel Tostao has revealed he may be forced to exit Kenya Premier League (KPL) leaders AFC Leopards for lacking enough playing time.

The 19-year old striker, who rose to fame in 2009 after winning the COPA Coca-Cola golden boot and helping his province (Nairobi) to lift the U-17 title, told that he is frustrated and getting anxious of sitting on the terraces.

“I am still young and need time to play. My mother and brother have been motivating me to keep on working hard and make a decision at the end of the season if the situation remains the same," said the striker.

Tostao has fallen behind the pecking orders at Ingwe with the likes of international Allan Wanga, the experienced Mike Barasa, Ugandan forward Jimmy Bageya and Augustine Etemesi all considered the preferred choice of coach Jan Koops.

He has only made two appearances this season against Sofapaka and Sony Sugar prior to the knee injury that sidelined him for much of the start of the season although he has fully recovered.

“I am fit and I believe I have what it takes to be part of the first team but it is ultimately the responsibility of the coach to decide who makes the starting team.”