Thika United coach bemoans injury status

Goal Kenya.
Thika United have been hit by injuries on key players ahead of league kick-off

Thika United head coach James Nandwa is disappointed by the absence of midfielder Michael Mutinda who is set to be out for up to two months following a nasty injury.

The midfielder suffered an ankle injury early this week in training as posted on the teams portal, and the news were not encouraging at all. Nandwa is however optimistic that his position will be well filled by other players.

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"He is a good player who can change a game at any given time, fast on ball with good ball control and can provide an assist. It is a blow to us but we will have to find his replacement as we wait for him to recover," he told Goal.

Other players, who are reported to be out as well are keepers; Eliud Emase and Kaleb Wafula, plus defenders; Zack Matasi and Sammy Meja.