Journeyman Anthony Kimani signs for Sofapaka

Kevin Kimani has joined the bandwagon of Sofapaka’s marquee signings with prime target of helping the team clinch 2018 title

Journeyman Kevin Kimani has joined the bandwagon of Sofapaka’s marquee signings with the prime target of helping the team clinch 2018 title.

Despite his vast experience, Kimani, who is a free agent, stated that he does not expect things to be any easy for him given that he has found players,who are eager to impress at the Batoto Ba Mungu camp.

“I am very overwhelmed by the talent that is teaming up in Sofapaka squad which means I must work hard to impress the technical bench officials.

“It will not be easy but I must say I am at Sofapaka to help the team clinch the league title.”

The central midfielder made the remarks at a ceremony in which he was among 12 new players unveiled by Sofapaka ahead of the new season which kicks-off this weekend.

Kimani began his career in Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) before joining Mathare United. He then left Kenyan football and proceeded to Belgium in 2012 where he joined Third Division side Bocholter.

Kimani was then lured by Greek club Fostiras making nine appearances and later headed to Jomo Cosmos of South Africa before relocating to Kenya where he joined Tusker then AFC Leopards.

In 2017, after only a few weeks at Leopards, Kimani joined Saudi Arabia First Division side Al Hazam and terminated his contract with the team on June 4.

Besides Kimani, other new Sofapaka players, who were unveiled include Elly Asieche, Vitalis Okumu, Stephen Waruru, Teddy Osok, Yusuf Mohammed, Omar Moussa, Samson Eshikumo and Patterson Kigondi.