Were calls for fan backing in Leopards title push


Were calls for fan backing in Leopards title push
AFC Leopards coach Andre Casa Mbungo instructs his charges against Gor Mahia FC during their Kenyan Premier League dubbed Mashemeji Derby at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi on February 09, 2019. Gor Mahia FC won 2-0. Photo/Stafford Ondego/Sportpicha/Citizen

In Summary

  • AFC Leopards winger Paul Were has called upon fans to throw full support behind their team this season as he aims to help win their first league trophy since 1998
  • Speaking while in training at the Kenya Technical Trainers College ground in Gigiri-Nairobi along Lirumu Road, the Harambee Stars striker has promised that the team targets to make fans proud this season

AFC Leopards winger Paul Were has called upon fans to throw full support behind their team this season as he aims to help win their first league trophy since 1998.

Speaking while in training at the Kenya Technical Trainers College ground in Gigiri-Nairobi along Lirumu Road, the Harambee Stars striker has promised that the team targets to make fans proud this season.

“I’m happy to be back, my target is to help the team to reach where it is supposed to be-at the top. For me it will be a good challenge if we can lift both the league and the Shield.

We want to work hard and give fans what they deserve for it has been long since we conquered the league.

I want to also challenge fans to come out all to support Us and we will not let them down”, he said.

Leopards renewed his contract for one year to strengthen the wings as they aim to stamp authority this season.

Were was signed on the deadline day alongside former Ulinzi Stars striker John Mark Makwata and left back Washington Munene from Wazito FC

Leopards will square out with Kariobangi Sharks at MISC Kasarani Stadium this Sunday as head coach Rwandese Casa Mbungo targets a first win after losing 1-0 to Kakamega Homeboyz at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega in their first league match before an international break.

His lead striker Ismaila Diarra has also promised fans that he will soon wear his scoring boots despite firing blanks at Bukhungu.

“The past match I did not score but it won’t take long before I start scoring .I am passionate in netting goals and that is my number one mission while on the pitch.

“I ask fans to support me, be patient and you will be happy”, the Malian said.

Leopards is 14th on the eighteen teams log after only one round of play in the season 2019/20.

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