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Leopards select Bukhungu for CAF games

Mwaura Muthoni

Bhukhungu stadium.[Photo/standard]

AFC Leopards have customerily picked newly overhauled Bukhungu Stadium as their home venue in the Confederation Cup.

The former Kenyan glamour club therefore is now awaiting a Confederation of African Football delegation to approve the stadium.

AFC Leopards are drawn against Fosa Juniors from Madagascar in the preliminary round of the Confed Cup which begins early next month.

The GOtv Shield champions ended their enrollment this week with the capture of up and coming goalkeeper Jairus Adira from Chemelil.

The 21 -year-old custodian, who joins in is  a replacement for Edwin Mukolwe now loaned to newly promoted Wazito FC, has agreed to two-year contract.

The other goalkeepers at the “Den” are Ezekiel Owade and international Gabriel Andika.

New players signed by AFC Leopards ahead of 2018 season kick off are: Brian Marita, Ezekiel Otuoma, Ezekiel Odera, Ezekiel Owade, Maingi Nassir, Moses Mburu, Jaffery Owiti, Erick Odura and Prince Arkoh.

Others are Henry Uche Ifeanyi, Collins ‘Gattuso’ Okoth, Baker Lukooya, Marvin Omondi, Eric Kwadena Bekoe and Jairus Adira.

Leopards will face the Kampala Capital City Authority in a friendly match on January 24.

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