Michael Olunga on the verge of signing for Qatar side Al Duhail

VIACliff Riang'a
Written By: Cliff Riang'a

Kenyan international striker Michael Olunga is on the verge of signing for Qatar based side Al Duhail Sports Club from Japan League 1 side Kashiwa Reysol.

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According to a leaked photo by QSL­_Newss, Olunga is already in Qatar, pictured donning a jersey and scarf of Al Duhail SC.

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Olunga was the top scorer and Most Valuable Player in the Japanese top flight league with 28 league goals and, it was only a matter of time before the big guns came calling for his signature.

Kashiwa Reysol are reported to have accepted a bid in the tune of Sh 900 million for the 26-year-old lanky forward, who is expected to replace Croatian Marksman Mario Mandzukic who left the club last year.

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Al Duhail SC, formerly Lekhwiya SC has won the Qatar Stars League title 7 times and is second in the league.

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Olunga’s arrival is expected to propel them to top of the league, as they aim to topple top club Al Sadd who are managed by Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez.

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