Ex-Gor Mahia striker headlines Tusker busy season in the market

Tusker was among the busiest teams in the January transfer window that closed on Wednesday midnight

Former Gor Mahia striker, Timothy Otieno headlines the 11 man list of players that moved to immediate former Kenyan Premier League champions, Tusker.

Tusker was among the busiest teams in the January transfer window that closed on Wednesday midnight.

The Brewers brought on board 11 new faces, just seven shy of Kakamega Homeboyz who was the busiest in the market last January.

Among the new faces at Tusker are Apollo Otieno who signed from Chemelil Sugar, Timothy Otieno (Gor Mahia), Peter Nzuki (Nakumatt), Edwin Lavatsa (Bandari), Bonventure Khasabuli (Muhoroni Youth), Mathew Tayo Odongo (Kariobangi Sharks), Lawrence Kasadha (KCCA), Robert Achema (Western Stima), Amos Asembeka (Sony Sugar) and Erick Ambunya (Kakamega Homeboyz).

Nakumatt made up for the 18 players they lost by bringing on board 17 new players, while their counterparts Homeboyz signed 18 players and released 14.

Zoo contracted only four new players, the least by any KPL team, and released five. Ulinzi Stars, on the other hand, has released only two players, Samuel Onyango and Stephen Waruru, while acquiring the services of seven.

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Meanwhile, a total of 210 players switched clubs in the transfer window that shut down at the midnight of January 31, 2018. Nakumatt FC and Kakamega Homeboyz were the busiest sides during the window, while Ulinzi Stars and Zoo Kericho, recorded the least activity.

Seventeen players have made moves abroad from Kenyan clubs. Of the seventeen, three are of Kenyan nationality.

Masud Juma has made a move to Capetown City (South Africa) from Kariobangi Sharks while Gor Mahia duo of Kenneth Muguna and Musa Mohammed have joined KF Tirana in Albania.

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