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Transfer anomaly to cost Zesco’s ‘Calabar’ tidy sum of cash

David ‘Calabar’ Owino could lose upto Sh 100,000 this weekend, following an anomaly in his registration for continental assignments at his current work station in Zambia.

Sources have informed Nairobi News that although the former Gor Mahia player’s transfer to Zesco United was done procedurally and on time, processing of the defender’s International Transfer Certificate (ITC) was only completed a day after the lapse the January 15 deadline for registration of player for continental assignments by Caf.

“The issue should be sorted out, we only need to convince Caf that the processing of the player’s transfer started well before the deadline,” Kenya’s Transfer Matching System manager Nick Mwendwa said.

The Ndola based club is still struggling to correct the “anomaly” a day to the opening round of matches in the Caf Africa Champions League, meaning Owino could miss the game and close to Sh 100,000 in training allowance match winning bonus should he sit out the tie.

The Kenya international has nevertheless travelled with his team to Swaziland, where the Zambian champions will face Mbabane Swallows in the first leg of the tournament’s preliminary round this weekend.