Gor Mahia striker Michael Olunga, who is in South Africa for trials with Bidvest Wits says he will stay at Gor Mahia until January before considering his next option.
“It is true I am in South Africa but I am not signing anything. I can’t make any commitments to any club yet because I still have a contract.” he said to the KPL website
Olunga, who is a second year geospatial engineering student at The Technical University of Kenya. also likely wants to finish this semesters studies before proceeding to a foreign league.
“I came to check out on the prospects of moving here in January, not now. I also wanted to confirm if they would be willing to let me study at the University of Witwatersrand as I play for them, and I think everything is going well.
“Things are going on very well, I have been training with the team (Bidvest Wits) since Monday but it is still too early to tell for sure. We have a friendly match on Friday and if I am selected to play then I will have a clearer picture of what is going on,” he said.
Olunga will also attend trials with famous South African side Kaizer Chiefs
Olunga first came into the limelight when he scored several crucial goals to steer Upper Hill school to the Nairobi schools title including a famous 4-3 win over Ofafa Jericho. he then steered Upper Hill to the national finals where the lost 2-1 to St Anthonys Kitale. Olunga was voted MVP and was the top scorer at nationals. At the finals he announced that he would like to join Gor Mahia, a request which was ignored by the Gor Mahia brass at the time. Prior to joining Gor Mahia, he played for Tusker FC then Thika where his talents finally came to the fore. He is currently second leading scorer in the league with 15 goals to his credit and has scored more goals in all competitions than any Kenyan striker in 2015.