AFC Leopard's coach Chris Makokha resigns

AFC Leopard's coach Chris Makokha resigns

AFC Leopard's coach Chris Makokha resigns

News reaching newsdesk indicate that AFC Leopards coach Chris  Makokha has resigned.

This follows extreme pressure after series of poor performance by the club with the widest and most fanatical fan base in Kenya.

According to our reliable sources, matters got out of hand yesterday after irate Ingwe fans demanded Makokha's immediate resignation after a 2-1 loss to bottom placed Mahakama FC.See our earlier story here

Reliable sources indicate that immediate former Sofapaka coach Robert Matano is the front runner to replace Makokha with Dino Kitavi poised to take over as the Assistant Coach.Razak Siwa will be the new goal keeper trainer. Matano had a good run last season winning the league and was named the KPL coach of the year.

Other shortlisted candidates include veteran Tom Olaba.

Team treasurer Amin Warji gave a hint of a major technical bench shake-up on Monday when he said,

“Am also feeling the same pain you are going through. Today’s loss is a disgrace to the good name of the team. I use my money to pay for the team’s expenses and yet I see no results. I hereby announce that from next week we need to replace the coaching unit of the team immediately.”

AFC Leopard has had a better league run this season as compared to last season when they had to fight against relegation but they have not been able to match up with perennial rivals Gor Mahia who are currently ranked third in the KPL League standings.The new coach will be expected to turn around the dwindling fortunes of Ingwe to its "repectable position".

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