Former Gor Mahia defender becomes a top transfer target for Azam FC

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Mohammed is currently captaining Harambee Stars on the tour of India where they will feature in a Four Nation tournament

​Kenyan defender Musa Mohammed could be set for a move to Tanzania, with Azam FC the most interested, Goal understands.

The 26-year old center back is a free agent having terminated his contract at Tirana FC last month. He is currently captaining the Harambee Stars on the tour of India where matches against the hosts, New Zealand, and Chinese Taipei are lined up between June 2-10.

This is the second time Mohammed is leading the national team in the absence of Tottenham star Victor Wanyama. He also captained the side to victory during the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Machakos.

Goal has been informed that talks between Azam and the player's officials have recently taken place, and their is a possibility the former Gor Mahia defender could put pen to paper on a two-year deal when he returns from India on June 10.

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"It could happen, Azam look very serious, and the player wants to sort out his future as soon as possible," a source explained.

Besides the ice cream makers, Kenya's Sofapaka and AFC Leopards, alongside Zambia's Lusaka Dynamos, Nkana and Buildcon are also credited with interest in the player, who has won three Kenyan Premier League titles in the past four seasons.

Azam finished second in the just concluded league season, eight points behind champions Simba and are said to be keen to bolster their squad ahead of the new season, with Singida coach Hans van Plujim.