'Micho': I would love to have Michael Olunga

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Uganda Cranes coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojević has lauded striker Michael Olunga terming his contribution as world class.

The former Gor Mahia man was on target on Thursday as Kenya was held to a one all draw by the neighbors. 'Micho' believes the lanky striker, who celebrated his 23rd birthday on Sunday, will be a key factor in Kenyan football.

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"You can easily tell why the Chinese paid all that money for him. He is a talented lad and his performance are world class. It was difficult for my defenders to deal with him because he has all characteristics of a good striker and I would love to have him in my team," 'Micho' told Goal.

"If he continues the way he is doing right now, he will definitely be a factor not only in Kenya, but East African region and the world at large."

Olunga was on target twice as Kenya defeated DR Congo 2-1 in another friendly played on Sunday.