KPL Side Ships Out 8 Players as 2 Hang Their Boots

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Kenyan Premier League side, Posta Rangers have axed Eight players as part of their rebuilding strategy ahead of the 2019/20 Kenyan Premier League campaign,

The Mail-Men narrowly avoided relegation as they had to beat Nairobi Stima in the KPL/NSL playoffs to secure their place in the Kenyan Premier League.

The team has now moved to drop nine players to create room for new arrivals. The dropped players include Ugandan keeper Martin Lule who joined the club in March from National Super League side, St. Joseph’s Youth. Young keeper Eliud Emase who joined the club in November from Thika United has also been shipped out.

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Also shown the door is former KCB man Bernard Arum, former Thika United and Ulinzi Stars midfielder John Nairuka whose contract with the club has expired and will now have to look for a new home.

Former Kariobangi Sharks duo of Herit Mungai and Francis Manoah has also been shown the door. Mungai joined the team in March while Manoah was roped in before the start of the 2018/19 season after he was dropped by Sharks.

Completing the list is former Nzoia Sugar and Shabana FC winger Dennis Ongeri. The diminutive winger returned to the club last November after spells with Nzoia and Kisii based National Super League side, Shabana.

At the same time, the two of the club’s veteran players have retired. Veteran winger Joseph Nyaga and midfielder Jerry Santo have retired. Santo is epected to join the team’s technical bench.

The Mail-men have so far confirmed four new signings. The new players are midfielders Cain Okeyo, Michael Luvutsi and Jackson Dwang. Completing the list is Bidco United defender Dickens Mwema.

Dropped players

Jerry Santo, Joseph Nyaga, John Nairuka, Herit Mungai, Francis Manoah, Dennis Ongeri, Bernard Arum, John Nairuka, Eliud Emase and Martin Lule