FIFA trains KPL clubs on transfers

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KPL clubs with tendency of signing foreign players have received appropriate training from Fifa

Fifa officials are in the country and have conducted training on international players transfer protocol with Gor Mahia, AFC Leopards and Sofapaka.

The personnel from the world’s governing body in charge of Transfer Matching System (TMS) Prisca Mutesi (Integrity and Compliance Counsel) and Kimberly Morris (General Manager) advised the three clubs and any other clubs which is involved in international transfers to always include finer details of such players.

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AFC Leopards CEO Ronald Namai has expressed his happiness with the training revealing that clubs will benefit a lot from the officials’ tour.

"It was both an interactive and educative session. Basically they are here to train us on how to use the TMS application. They also stressed their desire for us to offer as much information as possible when selling a player. Details such as where the player has come from, his current contract, his career history, biodata, that kind of thing.”

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“We also requested for more training on how to use the system,” he told

The FIFA officials are on a training round in Africa, specifically calling on clubs that have registered a high active of player transfers across borders. They singled out Gor Mahia, AFC Leopards and Sofapaka as the most active in Kenya on international transfers over the last five years.

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