Okello At Home After First Session
Newly signed goalkeeper David Okello was a picture of joy after his first training session with the club at the Goan Institute Grounds on Monday morning.
Okello, who won a league and cup double with Tusker in 2016, put pen to paper on a one and a half year deal that will keep him at the club until September 2019.
David Okello held his first training session at the Goan Institute Grounds on Monday morning.
“It feels great to be back at home. The environment is familiar because I have played with some players here and also the system is one that I am used to,” said Okello after a positive reception from the first team.
Emmanuel Otieno, acquired from Nairobi City Stars, is one of the youthful goalkeepers in our ranks.
Job Ochieng', an academy graduate, is the another junior keeper in the team.
The 31 year old joins a youthful department that has 19 year old Emmanuel Otieno who was recently signed from Nairobi City Stars and academy graduate Job Ochieng’. The experienced custodian is ready to mentor the youngsters into top players.
“A lot is expected of me being the senior but they are young talented keepers who are ready to learn. Leading such a group is easy because they are hungry for success,” he added in cognizance of the role awaiting him.
Okello shows his clean pair of hands in training.
Despite league leaders Gor Mahia ten points ahead of the Slum Boys, Okello believes the title is still within sight.
“It is possible. We just need to get our winning touch and push them as much as we can. You cannot rule out our chances with more than ten matches to go,” assert the Kenyan international.