After a two-month-long break due to the suspension of sporting activities in the country, league action resumes following the president’s directive during the Labour day celebrations.
Facing the club’s media, coach Ken Odhiambo has expressed his delight on league resumption, Wazito tie, preparations, injury update, and more, this what the gaffer had to say
On league resumption
“It has been such a difficult moment for us as a team and those involved in the beautiful game. Having the league back is of high relief and it feels so good to be back. ”
On facing Wazito
“We take on them on Sunday, it is an opportunity to get our season back on track. We haven’t had a good first leg but we want to begin the second leg on a strong footing.
They Wazito have been on some good form until league suspension, we, therefore, going to face a good side and we must give our best.”
On fitness levels and team preparations
“We have had a fair preparation ahead of the tie despite the short period. To be honest, the fitness levels of the players are a concern, it’s been two months with no group training thus definitely playing a part in the player’s fitness levels nonetheless we are ready to begin.”
Reflecting on the first leg;
“It has been one of the most difficult and challenging legs, we had targets unfortunately we had a tough leg full of mixed results. We currently sit twelfth on the log and with a club of our stature it is a position we shouldn’t be at, we ought to be among the clubs topping the league. With two games at hand to play, we want to begin positively and turn our season around for a solid second leg.”
Coach Odhiambo concluded by expressing confidence despite Imbusia’s absence.
“We have two concerns, Alex Imbusia and Benard Muiruri will miss Sunday’s tie due to foot and groin injury respectively. Despite the two setbacks, the rest of the squad is in good shape for the match.