Wazito parade new arsenal, including Karim ahead of new season


Wazito parade new arsenal, including Karim ahead of new season
Karim Nizigiyimana poses for a club photo on Tuesday.PHOTO/COURTESY.Wazito

In Summary

  • Ambitious Wazito FC have unveiled three marquee new signings, making a statement of intent ahead of the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League season.
  • The trio is former Gor Mahia duo – Karim Nizigiyimana and Abouba Sibomana- as well as striker Elvis Rupia from Zambian side Power Dynamo.
  • Rupia popularly known as Machapo has been training with the team and impressed the technical bench.

Ambitious Wazito FC have unveiled three marquee new signings, making a statement of intent ahead of the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League season.

The trio is former Gor Mahia duo – Karim Nizigiyimana and Abouba Sibomana- as well as striker Elvis Rupia from Zambian side Power Dynamo

Rupia popularly known as Machapo has been training with the team and impressed the technical bench.

Rupia played for Nzoia FC before departing for Zambia in July 2018 .The striker left the then newly promoted side as the clubs top scorer  with 15 league goals for the sugar millers in 22 games.

Wazito’s newly signed striker Elvis Rupia can’t wait to get going for his new club after he was unveiled on Tuesday. PHOTO/COURTESY/WAZITO

In a statement to the club website Rupia said: “It’s great to be back in the local scene and turning out for Wazito FC is a proud moment for me. I am looking forward to giving my all to ensure the team achieves its season targets”.

Sibomana, a Rwandan international spent two years with Premier League giants Gor Mahia before leaving in January 2017 for his native country rejoining APR  before sealing a move back to Kenya, while Karim has been turning out for Viper SC of Uganda since leaving Gor Mahia last year in November.

Abouba Siboman had an impressive stint with Gor Mahia and will be aiming to replicate such performances for his new employers. PHOTO/COURTESY/WAZITO

Speaking after signing the deal on Tuesday, Nizigiyimana affirmed that he still got energy to terrorize opponents in his wing and bring the killer passes. “I will play as I have always played with my heart for Wazito,”he told the club website.

Wazito will begin the new season campaign with a match against s Nzoia Sugar FC  on  August 20  at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

 

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