AFC Leopards fans dance along Moi Avenue on October 23, 2016 before facing Gor Mahia in a KPL derby at Nyayo Stadium. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLOAFC Leopards fans dance along Moi Avenue on October 23, 2016 before facing Gor Mahia in a KPL derby at Nyayo Stadium. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO
By ISAAC SWILA

Kenyan Premier League fallen giants, AFC Leopards, have bolstered its squad ahead of the 2017 season with the signing of five new players.

On Wednesday, the club announced on its official website that it had signed defender Denis Shikhayi from Western Stima, Marcus Abwao (defender, Nairobi Stima), Mike Kibwage (defender, (Kakamega Homeboyz) and striker Vincent Ouma who has been promoted from the junior team.

Youngster Ibrahim Elias also joins the team from Sofapaka’s under-20 team. The club also announced that it had agreed personal terms with Posta Rangers duo Abdallah Yusuf and Duncan Otieno.

HORRIBLE CAMPAIGN

Muhoroni Youth’s midfielder Samuel Ndun’gu is also expected to join the den.

“They will join the rest of the team once they get release letters from their current clubs,” the club said.

It’s however the capture of Yvonne Isuza and Robinson Kamura, who are both set to be free agents at the end of the month, which will be the biggest coup for the big cats.

Kamura and Isuza played a phenomenal role in the Slum Boys’ run last term.

Ingwe, under Briton coach Stewart Hall, are rebuilding ahead of the new season after a horrible campaign last term where they finished 13th in the 16-team league and failed to clinch a silverware.