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Vihiga United Parts Ways with Six Players

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) National Super League side Vihiga United has parted company with six players in the current transfer window.

Speaking to KNA, the Vihiga United tactician, Sammy Okoth revealed that the six whose contracts had been terminated include Kevin Sagida, Andrew Murunga, David Saisi among others.

Meanwhile, to fill the void left by the departing players, Okoth revealed that his side has recruited six more players.

Those  recruited include custodian, Joel Bataro (FC Talanta), defenders Sammy Sindano, Norman Werunga both from Kenya Premier League Side Zoo Kericho, attacking midfielder Juma Henry (Western Stima), and Tyrone Owino (Fortune SACCO).

David Simiyu who has been poached from Masinde Maliro University will be relied on to sharpen the attacking line.

Okoth believes the changes will propel his side to Kenya Premier League, when the season which is currently on a halfway break comes to a conclusion mid this year.

The Vihiga County government sponsored side is currently sitting in position 3 with 35 points after 18 matches.

Nairobi City Stars also aiming to return to the top tier league is comfortably sitting in position 1 in the Betika sponsored League with 43 points followed by Bidco United who have collected 36 points.

The  table topers will play Shabana FC on Saturday at Gusii Stadium when the League resumes, as Bidco United visit Mount Kenya United at Camp Toyoyo Grounds.

Vihiga United will face off with Migori Youth away on Sunday at Awendo Green Stadium.

By  Isaiah Nayika

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