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Chairman Ole Magelo has exclusively revealed to that he will not defend his seat when the club holds elections in June due to 'unavoidable circumstances'

By Otieno Otieno

AFC Leopards chairman Alex Ole Magelo will step down when the club holds elections in June.

Magelo has exclusively revealed to that he is not interested in defending his post due to 'unavoidable circumstances'.

"I have decided to step down as chairman of the club due to unavoidable circumstances. In the next few days, I will issue a 21 day notice for the club to convene elections."

However, it is believed the club's poor performance in the league is to blame for his exit. Magelo hinted the same when he said that he was tired of the constant sabotage at the club.

"It is just too much. I cannot take it anymore. There are people bent on sabotaging the club," he said and declined to elaborate.

Magelo has been chairman of the club for the last two years. Under his leadership, the club did not win any silverware.

He was recently elected speaker of the Nairobi County assembly further leaving him little time for the club.

After winning the Speakers' seat, Magelo was on record saying he will not quit his role. He said, "I am not stepping down, actually I have plans to improve the team and stabilize the current league campaign, the players say they missed me when I was away."

The current National Executive team's term in office expires in June and plans are already underway to hold fresh elections under the new constitution on either June 29 or 30.