Kenyan Premier League side Mathare United has completed the signing of
Roy Okal from relegated Ushuru FC, Mathare CEO Jacktone Obure has confirmed.
Okal, a defensive midfielder was one of the bright sparks at
Ushuru despite the club going down after three seasons in the top flight. The
former Gor Mahia and SoNy Sugar midfielder has now decided to ditch Ushuru for Mathare United, his
capture has been confirmed by Mathare supremo Jacktone Obure.
-Okal is now our player, we have agreed on everything and he
has signed a contract. There are a few other targets with are still negotiating
with and we hope to seal more deals soon, Obure told Futaa.com.
At the same time Obure confirmed that veteran midfielder
Crispin Oduor has signed a one year extension with the club. Oduor who was
part of Mathare's title winning team in 2008 rejoined the team in January 2016
on a one year deal and coach Kimanzi has decided to extend the player's stay at
the club for a further one year after a fine display in 2016.
-Oduor has renewed his contract, he has signed for a further
one year. He is an experienced player
who will definitely be an important player in the team in 2017, Obure added.
Mathare has lost a number of key players this window and is out to
replace them. Robert Mboya, Whyvonne Isuza, Robinson Kamura and Eric Johanna
have all left the club.