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CLUB UPDATE | ASIECHE CONFIRMED CLUB CAPTAIN

Head coach John Baraza has confirmed midfielder Elli Asieche new club captain.

Asieche who has been with club for the past three years since his return, will captain the team beginning 2020/21 season. He takes over from immediate former club captain George Maelo.

“I’m happy for this new capacity and challenge, it shows a lot of trust and faith in me from head coach and the entire team. I look forward to leading and helping the club in right way.” Asieche expressed his delight upon appointment.

Subsequently coach Baraza has confirmed the appointment of Willis Obayi and Michael Kibwage as first and second club assistant captains.

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HARAMBEE STARS MIDFIELDER JOINS SOFAPAKA FC

Karibu Juma !

We are pleased to have completed the signing of Harambee Stars midfielder Lawrence Juma. Juma has put pen to paper to a two-year deal ahead of the new season.

The midfielder joins us from Gor Mahia Football Club for the next two seasons.

“Am pleased to be here,this a new chapter, new environment and am looking forward to a good time with the club ,I can’t wait to get started.” Said Juma

Lawrence becomes our eighth signing having completed the signings of Michael Kibwage Isacc Mitima ,Michael Karamor, Michale Bodo, Kevin Omondi,Roy Okal and Paul Kiongera.

Welcome Juma!

KENYAN INTERNATIONAL JOINS SOFAPAKA FOOTBALL CLUB.

We are pleased to announce we have secured the signature of Kenyan International Michael Kibwage. Kibwage has signed a two-year deal to join us ahead of the 2020/21 season.

The defender joins us from KCB Football Club for the next two seasons.

“Am excited to be here, Sofapaka is a big club with ambitions to achieve and am glad to be part of the project. Commanding an automatic starting place won’t be a walk but am ready to give my best for the club. “Said Kibwage upon put pen to paper.

Michael becomes club’s seventh signing after having secured the services of Isaac Mitima, Michael Karamor, Michael Bodo, Kevin Omondi, Roy Okal and Paul Kiongera.

Welcome Kibwage!

SOFAPAKA FIXTURE IS OUT

Sofapaka Football Club will kick-off 2020/21 Betking Premier League season with a home fixture against KCB Football Club.

In a draft league fixture released Wednesday afternoon,the club will play host to KCB, Wazito and Bandari Football Club while we will hit the road away to Gor Mahia and Kakamega Homeboyz. .

Here is our first opening five league fixtures.

22nd November Sofapaka FC vs KCB
29th November Kakamega Homeboyz Vs Sofapaka FC
05th December Sofapaka FC Vs Wazito
09th December Gor Mahia Vs Sofapaka FC
13th December Sofapaka Vs Bandari
The league is scheduled to kick – off 20th November 2020.

RWANDESE DEFENDER JOINS SOFAPAKA FOOTBALL CLUB.

Welcome Mitima!

Rwandese defender joins Sofapaka Football Club.

Rwandese International Isaac Mitima has signed a three-year deal to join us ahead of the 2020/21 season.

The defender joins the club from Rwandan side APR Football Club for the next three seasons.

“Am delighted to be here, Sofapaka is a big club and am looking forward to a new chapter with the team”, said Mitima upon putting pen to paper.

Mitima becomes the club’s sixth  signing after having secured the services of Michael Karamor, Michael Bodo, Kevin Omondi, Roy Okal and Paul Kiongera.

Welcome Mitima!

NIGERIAN FORWARD JOINS SOFAPAKA FOOTBALL CLUB

Welcome Karamor! 

Nigerian forward joins Sofapaka Football Club.

Nigerian International Karamor Tuborlayefa Michael has signed a two-year deal to join us ahead of the 2020/21 season.

The forward joins the club from Nigerian side Lagos Athletico for the next two seasons.

Karamor becomes the club’s fifth signing after having secured the services of Michael Bodo, Kevin Omondi, Roy Okal and Paul Kiongera.

Welcome Karamor !

PAUL KIONGERA JOINS SOFAPAKA FC

We are pleased to announce we have secured the signature of forward Paul Mungai Kiongera.

Kiongera a former Kenya International, Simba SC, Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards forward joins our striking department for the next two seasons.

“Modo” as commonly referred to has put pen to paper to a two-year deal with the club.

He  joins  us from Wazito Football Club and  becomes our fourth signing ahead of the new season.

Welcome Kiongera.

BODO IS BLUE: WELCOME TO SOFAPAKA

We are pleased to announce we have secured the signature of defender Michael Bodo from Kariobangi Sharks .

Bodo who played a critical role in the promotion Kariobangi Sharks in 2016 and participating in CAF Confederation Cup tournament in 2018 joins our defensive department in a bid to tighten our back.

The former Thika United player has inked a three-year deal with club that will see him with “BatotoBaMungu” for the next three seasons.

Bodo becomes our third signing ahead of the new 2020/21 season.

Welcome to Sofapaka family Bodo .

SOFAPAKA COMPLETE SIGNING OF MATHARE UTD’S OKAL AND WAZITO’S OMONDI

Former Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions Sofapaka today completed the signing of Mathare United midfielder Roy Okal and goalkeeper Kevin Omondi from league rivals Wazito.

The duo have both signed a deal with the 2009 champions that will see them stay at the club for the next two years.

Okal 24, a former product of Laiser Hill High School who caught the eyes of many league clubs when he represented his school at the national championships, is seen as a direct replacement of Cercidy ‘Carrick’ Okeyo whose contract with Sofapaka elapsed and he landed an opportunity in the Middle East.

Okal who apart from playing for Mathare United, has also had stints with Ushuru and a Greek lower league side, can play both as defensive or offensive midfielder.

Omondi on the other hand will be replacing Ugandan national Nicholas Sebwato who has parted ways with the team after his contract ran out, but he has to fight for a first team position against Richard Aimo and Isaiah Wakasala.

Omondi who arrives from big spenders Wazito, previously had a stint with Sony Sugar.

BETIKA RENEWS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH SOFAPAKA

Betting firm Betika renews sponsorship deal with Sofapaka

Sofapaka have renewed their partnership with Betika for two more years in a deal worth Shs 77M for the next two seasons.

The deal comes after the expiry of the previous one-year deal sponsorship worth Shs 35M in May 2020. This subsequently is a 10% increment from the previous 35M for the next two seasons.

In an event held at the club’s training ground in Eastleigh, club president Elly Kalekwa welcomed Betika’s continued partnership with the club, “We are glad to have our partnership with Betika continue to grow. We are delighted to have the firm once again come to our aid during these uncertain times. We hope this will go a long way in motivating the players to effectively deliver on the pitch.”

” I want to thank Betika for being with us over the years and we promise to continue to work with them in the future” concluded Club President

Betika’s head of Business Mr. John Mbatia expressed his satisfaction on the club’s progress adding they will continue to support the club to nurture talents.