Tusker complete signing of Atudo

Atudo, who inspired Kenya to Cecafa Senior Challenge trophy, has penned a two year deal at the brewers after Azam FC refused to renew his contract
By Dennis Mabuka

Harambee Stars defender Joackins Atudo has finally re-united with his former club Tusker FC after completing a transfer move on Friday, Goal.com can reveal.

Atudo, who was part of Kenya squad that beat Sudan 2-0 to lift Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup, has penned a two year deal at the brewers after his contract with Tanzanian side Azam FC expired.

An elated Atudo told Goal after completing the move; It feels great that I will be playing in Kenya Premier League again. I want to thank Tusker for having trust in me and giving me the opportunity to re-unite with them again.

"I know we have a huge task ahead because we must reclaim the KPL league trophy and with coach Francis Kimanzi, who is a great tactician, we are up to the task and will fight to end to make sure that 2014 crown is back to where it belongs."

On his decision to leave Azam after his two year contract run out Atudo said, "I had an incredible time with Azam and want to take this opportunity to thank their fans. There the fans are so passionate supporting their club all the time. That is perhaps the only big different comparing to our local league."

Tusker coach Kimanzi, who is a great admirer of the towering defender, was happy to have sealed the move. "We needed Atudo back at Tusker and I can rest now that the deal is done."

Atudo joins other four confirmed new signings including 2013 KPL midfielder of the year Brian Osumba, Clifford Alwanga, Osborne Monday and Llyod Wahome.