David Odhiambo: Napsa Stars signal former Zesco United defender
The skilled Harambee Star is the third Kenya participant to hitch the Pensioners who’re set to fulfill Gor Mahia in a continental tie
Former Zesco United defender David Odhiambo has joined Tremendous League aspect Napsa Stars on a two-year deal.
Since leaving Zesco United, the star has been coaching with Gor Mahia and has now been confirmed on the Lusaka-based aspect. At Napsa Stars, ‘Calabar’ because the Harambee Star is famously identified, has linked up with Timothy Otieno and Shaban Odhoji.
Otieno joined Napsa Stars from Tusker within the final switch window after he had received the Golden Boot with 15 targets within the cancelled 2019/20 season.
“[David Owino] Odhiambo’ is a Pensioner. The participant has signed with Napsa Stars for 2 years. Welcome!” the membership introduced on Saturday.
At Zesco United, Odhiambo established a legendary standing as he spent six years with the Ndola membership the place he received 5 Tremendous League titles, three Absa Cups, and two Charity Shields.
His nice talents additionally noticed Zesco United set up themselves as common opponents within the Caf Champions League and within the Confederation Cup.
Odhiambo was a part of the Timu ya Ziko squad that struggled within the 2019/20 season, did not defend the Tremendous League title and completed fifth. They ended up lacking out on the continental slots after taking part within the final eight years.
His exit from Zesco United got here at a time the membership began implementing a rule that can restrict overseas expertise of their ranks. He was the second foreigner to depart after Burundian worldwide Enock Sabumukama who has been coincidentally signed by Napsa Stars.
Duke Abuya and Harun Shakava, who helped Nkana FC win the 2019/20 title, are different Kenyans enjoying within the Zambian top-tier.
John Makwatta, all-time scorer Jesse Had been and Ian Otieno are at Zesco United whereas Duncan Otieno and Musa Mohamed, final season league winners with Nkana, moved to Lusaka Dynamos within the final switch window.
Odhiambo – who was the primary high-profile Kenyan footballer to hitch a Zambian aspect in 2014 after profitable the KPL title with Gor Mahia – will now face Ok’Ogalo within the second preliminary spherical of the Caf Confederation Cup in February.
Napsa Stars and Gor Mahia had been paired collectively when Caf performed the draw on Friday after the conclusion of the earlier engagements for each the Confederation Cup and the Champions League.
Napsa Stars will now hope to faucet on Odhiambo’s expertise with the intention to set up a robust defensive position that additionally has Luka Nguni, Good Banda, Boyd Mkandawire, Bornwell Silengo, and Luka Banda.
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