Kigonya Hopeful of Sofapaka’s Survival after Sterling Show Vs Gormahia

Mathias Kigonya joined Sofapaka from Bright Stars for a six month deal in June

Going into match day 25 of the Kenya Premier League, troche few Kenyan fans knew the profile of Uganda Cranes keeper Mathias Kigonya, clinic but the name was finally inscribed in the history books for those who may want to review the 2016 season.

The pint sized keeper produced a show worthy a salute as his struggling club, cure Sofapaka FC held defending champions Gormahia to a barren draw.

“The game wasn’t easy at all but we put our best and really deserved to win and another fact is our opponents were very strong,” Kigonya said after his man of the match show noting that it was just a normal game for him.

Kigonya featured for Bright Stars in the Uganda Premier League before crossing to the ailing Nairobi club and admits he is facing a new challenge in the across the border.

“There’s a little difference between the Ugandan and Kenyan leagues because here people use a lot of energy but I have adapted quite fast.

Sofapaka is rooted at the bottom of the sixteen team league with 16 points, eight adrift the lifeline with only five games on their plate.

“I believe Sofapaka will fight relegation  and we shall do our best to achieve this goal as a team.”


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