Kalekwa won’t block outbound moves

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Sofapaka President Elly Kalekwa has stated that as the season takes a break after the 2015 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) campaign, he will not be holding on to players not willing to stay on at the club.

Most of the current players in the team are expected to leave ahead of the 2016 season, the team having gone through tough financial times in the 2015 season but Kalekwa is taking it all too easy, noting that as long as rules are followed, he will release any player willing to go.

The club has struggled to pay players’ salaries in the just ended season but Kalekwa is convinced the coming year will be much better.

“As a club we are used to ups and downs and I have to admit that 2015 was not our best season though I expect that 2016 will be better. Movement out by players is something I expect every other season so going to 2016 I know we will lose some.

“I need to state that I will not be blocking any player from leaving if they want to leave. However, the rules for moving out have to be observed,” he said.

Collins Shivachi, a key man in the team’s 2015 season has already decamped to Tusker after his contract elapsed.