- Mike Kibwage has ambitions of playing in the Caf Champions League by helping the Bankers win the league title
The 22-year-old youngster made his breakthrough into KCB FC from AFC Leopards in 2018. Since joining the bankers, he has recorded a great performance history. Mike stated lack of proper exercise as a major fitness concern
FKF halted the league on March 16 as the Government of Kenya moved to curb the spread of Covid-19.KCB was fifth in the standings with 42 points having played 23 matches. Kibwage believes they had a chance of winning the KPL title or finishing among the top three.
“It is obvious, lack of competitive games has affected match fitness,” Kibwage said
“Before the league took a break, my momentum was good; I was also playing on my top level. Now we do not have games of maintaining a high level of playing, and in a way, it has gone down.
“I was used to playing football almost every day, but nowadays, I cannot play even a single game. I miss playing football and my teammates as well.” He added
Following the decision by the Kenyan government to extend the cessation of movement in major cities until July 6, it is obvious that training will not resume soon. Kibwage remains determined as he sets high standards for next season.
“Once normalcy resumes, I am optimistic about getting my fitness and level back. Right now, I have to give my everything to remain fit. Then next season, my main objective is to help KCB win the KPL and play in the Caf Champions League.” Stated the KCB captain.
“I also have a target of winning the Defender of the Season Award as well. This is achievable because it depends on your level of discipline on and off the pitch. Also the effort you put in winning matches consistently.
“KCB has all the qualities to be successful and I am confident we will achieve our target.” He said