John “Softie” Ndirangu has been released by Kogalo. This was confirmed by CEO Lordvick Aduda.
“We have released Ndirangu because his performance was way below what we expected from him last season. We cannot guarantee him playing time because of the signings we have done and have agreed that he gets a new club.” Aduda told goal.com
Ndirangu who is 22, first came to prominence at Nakuru All Stars where his silken on the ball skills wowed KPL fans. He later played for AFC Leopards before joining Kogalo in December of 2016.
Two promising players who joined Gor Mahia in 2017 but were unable to gain playing time will be loaned out. Striker Jeconiah Uyoga will join Nakumatt FC while full back Maqbul Mohammed will play for Wazito FC next season.
Maqbul joined Gor Mahia in December 2016 after an impressive display in the Super 8 tournament. He was seen as a potential replacement for Eric Ouma “Marcelo” who was departing for Georgia. But he has been unable to get playing time.
Uyoga played for TUK in the Super 8 tournament and was impressive as well. But he found the going tough at Kogalo because the numerous proven goal-scorers on the team.
Joining Gor Mahia for the 2018 season is Okeyo Cassidy Lumumba from Tusker.
“We have signed Cassidy from Tusker. He has joined our team on a three year contract. We want to do well in continental scene hence the decision to beef up our squad with quality players.” said Aduda to goal.com