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KPL Transfer News & Rumours: AFC Leopards confirm signing of Shichenje

22:18 GMT+3 13/08/2019
AFC Leopards confirm Shichenje signing.
Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer stories and rumours from the Kenyan Premier League during the ongoing window

AFC Leopards sign Green Commandos star

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side AFC Leopards have confirmed the signing of Collins Shichenje from Green Commandos.

The youngster arrives to become Ingwe's eighth signing of the transfer season as the club strengthens before the new KPL campaign begins at the end of August. 

The club is also reportedly eyeing Nairobi Stima's Douglas Mokaya and John Wonder from Vihiga Bullets and their deals could be completed before the week ends.

Collins Shivachi has been training with the team as he is assessed by the coaching team and could also complete a move from Tusker before the transfer window shuts on September 1.

Goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan, defenders Soter Kayumba and Robert Ayala, midfielders Tresor Ndikumana and Vincent Habamahoro and strikers Hansel Ochieng and Ismail Diarra have already sealed moves to AFC Leopards.

KCB eye former Sofapaka player

KCB  are in talks with former Sofapaka midfielder Dennis Odhiambo with an aim of signing him.

The midfielder terminated his contract with Batoto ba Mungu a few weeks ago over a breach of contract, and several clubs have shown interest in acquiring his services.

The Bankers, who have already signed top names like Enock Agwanda and Stephen Waruru who coincidentally are former Sofapaka players, are among the favourites to sign Odhiambo.

KCB is currently under Zedekiah Otieno who took the position of former coach Frank Ouna with Patrick Odhiambo taking the assistant coach position.

Goal understands the two have a target of helping the team finish in the top three positions.

Shakava in Zambia to sign for Nkana FC

Outgoing Gor Mahia captain Harun Shakava is set to join Zambian side Nkana FC.

A close source to the player has revealed to Goal the towering defender has all but agreed to join the Kitwe-based club.

In an exclusive interview with Goal before, Shakava had earlier confirmed his unwillingness to extend his current contract beyond December 2019 and it is now clearer he will join the Faz Super League club.

Gor Mahia sign Shakava replacement

Gor Mahia have signed defender Maurice Ojwang from Western Stima.

The club's Chief Executive Officer Lordvick Aduda has confirmed to Goal they have completed the signing of the centre-back from the Kisumu-based outfit.

Ojwang bolsters the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) reigning champions while centre-back and club captain Harun Shakava is set to leave.

Whyvonne Isuza denies exit rumours

AFC Leopards midfielder Whyvonne Isuza has denied reports linking him with a move away from the club this transfer window.

Wazito were reported to have their eyes on the midfielder as they look to build an experienced side for the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) season.

However, the former Mathare United player has told Goal he will remain at  Ingwe , who are looking to improve on their 11th-place finish from the previous term.

Wazito FC sign Harambee Stars defender

Wazito FC have confirmed the signing of Harambee Stars defender Bernard Ochieng.

Ochieng was part of the Harambee Stars team that took part in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt before elimination and will don the Wazito jersey in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) next season. The length of his contract has not been made public yet.

The central defender was Vihiga United's captain before they were relegated to the National Super League at the end of the 2018/19 campaign.

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Posta Rangers release 12 players

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Posta Rangers have confirmed the release of 12 players ahead of the upcoming season.

Confirming the development on a Facebook post, it is now clear goalkeepers Martin Lule and Eliud Emase are among the players who have ended their association with Posta Rangers.

Former Simba SC and Tusker midfielder Jerry Santo is understood to have retired alongside John Nairuka when their contracts with the club ended.

AFC Leopards keen to sign John Avire

AFC Leopards have emerged as clear favourites to land striker John Avire from Sofapaka.

A source within the club has confirmed to  Goal  they have already opened talks with  Batoto ba Mungu  to acquire the services of the player, who featured for Kenya’s Harambee Stars at the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

Avire was included in the Kenya squad at the expense of experienced strikers Jesse Were and Allan Wanga and went on to put a good show especially in the Group C match against Tanzania which they won 3-2.