AFC Leopards sacks coach Marin

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By  KBC Reporter

AFC Leopards coach Dorian Marin reportedly left the club, hardly two weeks after he replaced Englishman Stewart Hall.

Leopard’s Secretary General Oscar Igaida said that the former Eritrea coach was shown the door by the club after falling out with the key players as and the technical bench as well.

Hall walked out of AFC Leopards last month, citing poor working conditions among other issues. Former international player Tom Juma has been appointed on temporary basis to train the side continue searching for the new coach.

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Dorian Marin took charge of the team while in Dar Es Salaam during the Sportpesa Super Cup, where Ingwe were beaten by their arch rivals Gor Mahia three goals to nil in the final match played at Uhuru stadium.

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He also guided the team to a barren draw against Mathare United FC in the Sportpesa Premier League match last Saturday.

Meanwhile, former Sportpesa premier league champions Gor Mahia is set to sign Nzoia Sugar FC defender Joachim Oluoch.

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The player was unattached when he signed for Nzoia Sugar FC in January. The team will face English premier league side Everton on the 13th of next month in Dar Es Salaam in a friendly international match, after winning the inaugural Sportpesa Super Cup.

Separately, the 2017 edition of the GoTv Shield tournament kicks of this weekend with fourteen matches on card at various venues across the country.

In some of the matches lined up, AFC Leopards will be in Kisumu to lock horns with Siaya County side Dero FC at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu while National Super League side Palos will face Griffins FC at the same venue.

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Four Sportpesa Premier League sides including Muhoroni Youth, Zoo Kericho, Mathare United and Posta Rangers opted out of the annual tournament.

Sixty four teams will feature in the championship whose winner will represent the country in next year’s Africa Confederation Cup.

 

 

 

 

 

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