AFC Leopards are now leading the race to sign midfielder Humphrey Mieno, Goal understands.
The lanky Mieno is among fourteen players axed by Tusker on Wednesday after the club opted against extending their contracts that end in December 31, 2017.
A top official at Ingwe has confirmed that they will engage the player for a possible transfer this window. “We have been informed that Mieno is not at Tusker anymore. We want to speed up and get his services because he is the perfect replacement for Ugandan Musa Mudde.”
The list of nine players, who were released by Tusker include; Anthony Ndolo, George Mandela, Moses Ndawula, Victor Ndinya, Luis Tera, Danson Kago, Noah Wafula, Martin Kizza and Clifford Alwanga.
The other players, who will not be part of the team in the 2018 season due to expiry of their contracts include:- Stephen Owusu, Humphrey Mieno, Allan Wanga, James Situma and Cercidy Okeyo.