Muyoti takes over the mantle at Homeboyz


Muyoti takes over the mantle at Homeboyz
Muyoti, a former AFC Leopards player who has also handled Thika United in the past as its head coach was unveiled Tuesday morning in Kakamega in the presence of the team's playing unit. PHOTO/ Erik Ayiro/Citizen

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  • Muyoti, a former AFC Leopards player who has also handled Thika United in the past as its head coach was unveiled Tuesday morning in Kakamega in the presence of the team's playing unit, led by veteran striker Allan Wanga who has been holding fort as player-coach.
  • Muyoti inked a two- year deal to take up the new assignment. He leaves Nzoia United placed 10th on the KPL log on 17 points; having won four matches, drawn five and lost four.

Nicholas Muyoti, the immediate former coach of Nzoia Sugar  tactician has been appointed the head coach of Kakamega Homeboyz filling the slot left vacant by Ugandan Paul Nkata who was sacked in the wake of a match-fixing storm.

Muyoti, a former AFC Leopards player who has also handled Thika United in the past as its head coach was unveiled Tuesday morning in Kakamega in the presence of the team’s playing unit, led by veteran striker Allan Wanga who has been holding fort as player-coach.

Muyoti inked a two- year deal to take up the new assignment. He leaves Nzoia United placed 10th on the KPL log on 17 points; having won four matches, drawn five and lost four.

” I have been in this game for a while now, I have coached AFC Leopards, Thika United and Nzoia Sugar before and  I know the experience I’m bringing into the team will help in achieving the  goals,” said Muyoti.

Homeboyz on the other hand are placed ninth on the grid on 17 points and club president Cleophas Shimanyula will be counting on Muyoti’s mojo to catapult the team to the top five.

He said:  “We had 20 people who wanted this job but we had to settle on Muyoti because of his experience and young age compared to the other candidates.”

Speaking at the brief unveiling ceremony, Shimanyula stressed the club ‘s aim of finishing in the top five bracket.

Allan Wanga called on his fellow teammates to cooperate and give the new coach ample time to execute his mandate.

“I’m happy that we now have new coaches, I think the transition is going to be smooth because I believe the players will give them good cooperation as we hope to achieve our goals,” said Wanga.

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