CONFIRMED: Harambee Stars goalkeeper joins Yanga FC of Tanzania

By Ernest Ndunda: Monday, July 1st 2019 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Football
Harambee Stars goalkeepers; Patrick Matasi, Farouk Shikalo and Joash Ochieng at Kasarani Stadium. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

Harambee Stars and Bandari goalkeeper Farouk Shikalo has officially joined Tanzanian giants Yanga FC.

The 22-year-old, who has had two wonderful seasons with Bandari as they finished runners-up in the Kenya Premier league twice signed the deal in Cairo, Egypt where he is with Harambee Stars for Africa Cup of Nations.

The deal was officially confirmed on Yanga’s Facebook page where the goalkeeper has agreed to join the Tanzanian side next season. However, the duration of the contract has not yet been revealed.

Meanwhile, Bandari coach Bernard Mwalala is happy with his team’s preparations after concluding the tour of South Africa.

The Coastal side concluded their training with a 1-0 win over Royal Rangers before returning home on Friday.

Congolese Yema Mwana scored the lone goal, late on to down their hosts, Royal Rangers in Cape Town.

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Mwana blasted home the all-important goal in the 85th minute at Royal Rangers Sports Club Maitland. Bandari had earlier missed a penalty.

Bandari also played against South Africa’s Premiership Soccer League side Cape Town City FC at Hartleyvalie stadium in Cape Town. Ugandan William Wardi and Benjamin Mosha scored a goal each for the Mombasa boys with Davis Chris and Mthembu Siphelele scoring for the Benni MCarthy’s side. 

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