Duo rejoins AFC's Technical Bench, one retained

Iddi Salim has made a return to Kenyan Premier League side AFC Leopards and will now serve as the goalkeeping coach under newly appointed head coach Stewart Hall.

Former AFC striker and international Tony Lidonde has also returned to the club and will be the new Team Manager after serving previously under the chairmanship of Alex Ole Magelo. 

READ: Hall unveiled, leads call of transforming Leopards to competitive outfit

The former Gor Mahia and Kenya under 20 tactician [Salim] who has also worked at Tanzania giants Simba SC will replace Dick Francis while Lidonde takes the place of Joseph Milimu both of who were sent packing a few days ago together with assistant coach Ezekiel Akwana. 

The two will work hand in hand with the strength and conditioning coach Mike Shamiah who was previously with the Kenya Women Rugby National Team [Lionesses]. Patrick Ngusale retains his position as the Physiotherapist cum team doctor in the new outfit. The management is also reviewing applications for the positions of a nutritionist, head of scouting and a masseuse which are expected to be filled later this week.

The team's first task will be to lead AFC Leopards against Tusker over the weekend as the teams seeks to end the season on a high after a turbulent season that has seen then inches away from relegation zone and eventual exit of the entire technical bench. 

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