Asieche named Sofapaka captain

Sofapaka have named midfielder Elli Asieche the club’s new captain ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Asieche who has been with club for the past three years since his return, will captain the team beginning 2020/21 season. He takes over from immediate former club captain George Maelo.

“I’m happy for this new capacity and challenge, it shows a lot of trust and faith in me from head coach and the entire team. I look forward to leading and helping the club in right way,” Asieche told the club website, adding that he’s delighted with the appointment.

At the same time head coach John Baraza has confirmed the appointment of Willis Obayi and Michael Kibwage as first and second club assistant captains, and will work closely with Asieche as the club bids to reclaim the league title they last won in 2009