Ex-striker believes Ingwe have a team strong enough to win his first league title in 22 years
The Kenyan giants never qualified for the group stage of the Caf competition and the last time they tasted the league title was in 1998. The former striker was elected president Ingwe in June 2019 and during his first season, the club continued to finish sixth on the table despite the financial challenges faced.
“I want to retire after winning the Caf title with the AFC Leopards and I don’t want to win the championship and lose 6-0,” said Shikanda. Goal, referring to recent Caf results Champions League match between their bitter rivals Gor Mahia and the Algerian group CR Belouizdad.
The Kenyan champions lost 6-0 to the North Africans who scored their goals thanks to Amir Sayoud, who scored a hat-trick, Hamza Bellahouel, Larbi Tabti and Maecky Ngombo in a completely one-sided display. The old one Sofapaka The forward said the problems off the pitch were too big for the East African side.
“We have a strong team and I know we will take Africa soon. I don’t want to laugh at Gor Mahia but we don’t want to go out and lose 6-0.
“I know that I will soon win the league title and also conquer Africa but I don’t want to go lose by one [humiliating margin]. “
The 13-time league champions started the season on a high note and managed to rack up nine points in their first four games. The only loss came against Western Stima.
Acting team coach Anthony Kimani went on to explain why his team fell into the hands of the Powermens.
“I think we had a good performance but not the result we expected, we started the game very well, created several chances but we couldn’t use our chances and again we lost our focus on a very important moment of the match, we were punished and we couldn’t choose ourselves from that particular point, ”Kimani said on Leopards online TV
“We didn’t have the urgency that we wanted and neither could we be as mobile as we wanted, we couldn’t run in the right spaces because they were playing very compact.