Sacked AFC Leopards coach Jan Koops blames officials for running down the club

The tactician reveals that Ingwe's failure to win silverware in the 2012 season should be attributed to officials' endless wrangles and shadow boxing

Immediate AFC Leopards coach Jan Koops says he has not regrets over his sacking because officials ‘can do whatever they wish with the club.”

“They (officials) have not informed me of the sacking but I have read it in the media. I have no problem with it; they can go ahead and do whatever they wish.”

The Dutch national revealed that the club's failure to win silverware in the 2012 season should be attributed to the clubs officials for engaging in endless wrangles and shadow boxing.

“The club has a lot of finances from sponsors and executing the objectives was not a problem. The stumbling block were and will still remain…the office holders.”

Koops added that he will consider offers from other clubs as football was part of his life. “I am a coach and football is my life. I will consider offers if the opportunity presents itself but for now I want to take a rest before coming back stronger next season.” had on Thursday exclusively reported the premature sacking of Koops and the entire technical bench that includes deputy coaches Mickey Weche and Nicholas Muyoti, goalkeeper trainer Mohammed Fwaya and technical director Noah Wanyama.

Outgoing Technical Director Noah Wanyama has hinted that he is set to quit life at the dugout.

The experienced tactician who also played for Ingwe and Harambee Stars, was relieved of his duties alongside the entire technical bench, before his position was scrapped altogether.

"I did my best, I thank that club sponsors (Mumias Sugar) because they assisted me bring some of the established players to the club. Overall all the players I signed have performed very well."

"I can never say never in football, this game is my life. I may take a break from the dugout but in the forthcoming elections, I will vie for an influential seat and try change the running of the club from an administrative level."