Ronaldinho To Face KPL Side Sofapaka In Exhibition Match


Brazilian football wizard Rinaldinho Gaucho will form part of Kenya legends side to face Sofapaka in an exhibition match at Ruaraka Grounds Sunday.

Ex-Harambee Stars striker Dennis Oliech will also be in the team to be captained by renowned coach Jacob “Ghost” Mulee.

Rinaldinho will be in the country for three days to promote grassroots football.

Sofapaka captain Stephen Waruru is looking forward to the opportunity to face 2002 World Cup winner.

“The Brazilian has retired after an extraordinary career, but his wonderful talent will be remembered for ever. And playing against him will change our history,” Waruru told Capital Sports.

Read: KOT Angered After Football Legends Ignored During Kenyan World Cup Tour

“Watching Ronaldinho was fun, it made people happy and playing against him will be inspirational. His visit will inspire upcoming footballers and allow them to dream big,” Waruru added.

Kenya legends Team

  1. Mathew Ottamax
  2. Josiah Ougo
  3. Tom Juma
  4. Simeone Mulama
  5. Ramadhan Balala
  6. Francis Oduor
  7. Titus Mulama
  8. Allan Wanga
  9. Maurice Sunguti
  10. Edward Karanja
  11. Dennis Oliech
  12. Victor Onyango
  13. Mahmoud Abbas
  14. Austin Oduor
  15. Musa Otieno
  16. Henry Motego

Coach – Jacob Ghost Mulee

Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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