Kenyan Premier League side Rangers FC will have to Coach
seek as it’s interim Coach Jaffar Gichuki has quit.
a release from the club
Fondly known as chuna,
Gichuki has opted to forget about coaching to return to the field as a player
with Coastal based Division One Zone A side Bandari his destination.
-This is to officially confirm that I stepped down as the Coach
of Rangers FC. I did not speak much of my plans earlier as I was awaiting a release
from the club, which I now have, he said to futaa.com
-I am heading back to play, and I will be traveling to Mombasa this evening
(Tuesday 19 June) for further talks with Bandari.
-I was there in the past week for discussions and I can say
all went well, we seemed to agree on the way forward, he added
Gichuki, a former Mathare United winger, had been in the
ranks of Rangers since early 2011.
He was forced to miss playing this season due to a niggling
knee injury but hang on to the club as an assistant Coach to Ezekiel Akwana, a post he assumed in August 2011.
From early April 2012, after
the dismissal of Akwana, Gichuki was handed
the Coaching role at the club and to confirm his exit is Rangers CEO Yobes
-Yes, I can confirm that he has left, confirmed to futaa.com.
Very recently, and probably as a post
Gichuki plan, the club announced that it will
have a foreign Coach
for the second leg that kicks off on Saturday 23 June 2012.