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The tactician, who was under-fire to deliver results, says he does not believe he would have lost his job if Ingwe had not beaten the power men on Sunday

AFC Leopards coach Tom Olaba has insisted he was not worried about his job ahead of the team's 1-0 win over Western Stima at Nyayo Stadium on Sunday.

The coach was under pressure before the match after failing to pick a win in three matches. However, speaking after collecting maximum points, the coach said he does not believe he would have lost his job if Leopards had not won against Stima.

"No, this win has not saved my job. It is too early in the season to start worrying about my job. There are more than 25 matches to go. If the league was ending then probably I would worry about it," he told

Olaba praised his boys for the fighting spirit that earned them first win of the season but insisted there is still a lot of work to be done.

"I am so proud of the players. They really fought for this win and I can only say they deserve it. However, we still need to do a lot of work especially with the striking force. It is not just with Leopards but the other teams as well."

His Stima counterpart Francis Barasa blamed lack of concentration for his team's defeat and also questioned some of the decisions by centre referee Damaris Kimani.

"We dominated in this match but the goal we scored in the second half was clearly not off-side. Again, the referee gave our opponents their goal as she wrongly gave them the throw in."