Tusker FC’s Ugandan coach coach Paul Nkata is looking to conquer in Kenya on his second year in the country by winning the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) title and has made an undertaking not allow his side bow to pressure.
The coach has led the side to the summit of the log with seven matches remaining and he acknowledges the pressure up there is enormous given the race is still wide open as he pointed at defending champions Gor Mahia as the real threat given they are second on the log.
He says he is trying as much as possible to draw the pressure away from the players to enable them perform.
“It is hard being on top of the table especially at this point of the season. The pressure is too much and by being on top of the log, every team is looking to beat you so there is a lot of pressure but I try as much as I can to draw it away from players so they can do well.
“Gor Mahia is the biggest threat because they are second on the log and have good quality but we will try and give our best in the matches we have,” he said.
With seven matches to go, Tusker is top ahead of second placed Gor Mahia by seven points though Gor Mahia have a game in hand.