Mathare United loanee Klinsman Omulanga vows to displace first team seniors

Mathare United new signing Klinsman Omulanga is eager to get going after joining the club on a one-year loan deal from Liberty Academy. Omulanga, a son to former Kenyan...

Mathare United new signing Klinsman Omulanga is eager to get going after joining the club on a one-year loan deal from Liberty Academy.

Omulanga, a son to former Kenyan international Wycliffe Anyang’u, is set to provide more options in the attack beyond the trio of Chris Ochieng’ and Elijah Mwanzia as well as the experienced Clifford Alwanga who was recently snapped up from Tusker.

The 21-year-old is elated at graduating from the third tier, the National Division One League, to the top tier adding that he is ready to fight for a place in the first team.

“This is a new experience for me and I am happy that I am playing at this level. It is tough to compete here and it requires a lot of determination and hard work,” said Omulanga.

“I am grateful to coach Jacob Mulee for advising me to join this team because it gives young players an opportunity to learn. I want to work hard and gain experience by playing as many matches at this level. When my opportunity comes I will grab it. I am here to score goals,” he added.

Head coach Francis Kimanzi described him as a bright prospect who is hungry to succeed.

“He is a young boy who with lots of hope and I believe we can guide him at this crucial stage of his development,” offered Kimanzi.

It remains to be seen whether he will better his tally of seven goals for Liberty Academy in the 2017 season once he settles in at his new home.

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