Gor Mahia gets worthy replacement for Marcelo

Jericho All Stars left-back Macqbul Mohammed is edging closer to a switch to Gor Mahia where he will replace Georgia bound Erick ‘Marcelo’ Ouma.

Macqbul starred for Jericho in the Sportpesa Super 8 League in 2016 and is now set to make a big move to the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) giant that has been busy in the transfer market bolstering ahead of the new season.

The defender’s imminent move to Gor Mahia has been confirmed by club Organizing Secretary Judith Anyango who revealed that negotiations with the player  and his club are at an advanced stage.

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-Macqbul will be our player soon, we are still negotiating but I can confirm we are almost done with talks, Anyango told Futaa.com.

Jericho through their Twitter account  also confirmed that talks over a transfer of the player to the former KPL champs are underway.

-Our wing back Maqbul is on the verge of moving to Gor Mahia if talks go through successfully. Talks with Gor Mahia are still underway over Maqbuls' possible move to the champions. Stay around for more news, read  a series of tweets on the club’s handle.

Gor has already completed the signing of Mike Simiyu from Muhoroni Youth, Simiyu and Macqbul will compete for the left-back position.

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