Lavatsa released by Algerian club MC Alger

The ex-Gor Mahia and Harambee Stars' towering striker is among 14 players released by the Algerian club hardly six months into his two year contract

Former Gor Mahia striker Edwin Lavatsa has been released by Algerian club MC Algiers. Lavatsa is among 14 players released by the club hardly six months into his two year contract.

According to several Algerian news channels, the club was keen to have a lean squad of 25 players. Lavatsa is particularly blamed for serious mistakes which cost the team in the just concluded season.

"Mc Algiers has decided to release half of its work force as they prepare for the new season," said the news sources.

Lavatsa is already in Nairobi but he could not be reached for comment. Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche, who took him to Algeria did not pick his call either as Goal sought for his comment.