Gor Mahia rubbishes Rachier involvement in Godfrey Walusimbi's 'sale' to Kaizer Chiefs

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Walusimbi was named in the Matchday squad to face Rangers but he was conspicuously missing
Gor Mahia have denied allegations that club chairman Ambrose Rachier has benefited financially from the impending move of Godfrey Walusimbi to South Africa.

The Ugandan defender reportedly sneaked to South Africa to begin personal negotiations with Kaizer Chiefs even though he still has a one and half year contract to run with the Kenyan champions.

But a section of club fans took to social media to accuse Rachier of sanctioning the move, a position that the club has since denied.

“It is my hope that this statement exonerates our Chairman's names and that of the CEO (Omondi Aduda) from un-profound allegations of having pocketed Sh 20 million from Walusimbi’s transfer,” Gor Mahia Secretary General Ben Omondi said in a statement seen by Goal .

Walusimbi journey down south was so secretive that even Coach Dylan Kerr was surprised to learn that the player was not in the country.

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“As a matter of fact, the coach planned our last match against Posta Rangers with his name in the lineup, but he was  conspicuous  (conspicuously) missing at the time of the match.

“So far the clubs chairman has received unsolicited phones calls and text messages from Kaizer Chief seeking apologies and at the same time requesting to dialogue regarding Walusimbi's possible move and further for the club to approve the deal.

“This is very unprofessional, disrespectful and can only amount to tapping of a player. The chairman has since declined to discuss anything till an Executive Committee Meeting is held to agree on the next cause of action.”