Sofapaka Ready for Last Fight, Says Kigonya

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

Uganda Cranes and Sofapaka goalie Mathias Kigonya is hopeful his club will emerge victorious against Thika United in their 2016 Kenya Premier league season ender on Saturday.

Sofapaka, ed now a former giant, illness has struggled throughout the season and are currently languishing in the red zone of the log with 23 points.

“The team is well prepared and motivated to win the game, ” Kigonya told ChimpSport. “We have to go out there tomorrow (Saturday) and win our game then leave the rest to God.”

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Sofapaka must beat Thika United and pray for on form Posta Rangers to overcome Ushuru FC at the Moi Sports centre in Kasarani in the other match played concurrently.

Ushuru have accumulated three more points than Sofapaka though they hold an inferior negative 16 goal-difference which Kigonya and company are banking on in case of a draw in points.

“I believe we shall survive because Ushuru had left us with a bigger margin which has now been trimmed to only three.”

The team also homes Ugandan trio Johnson Bagoole, Isaac Mutaaga and former Bul striker Simon Okwil.

Nairobi City Stars FC who sit at the bedrock of the standings with 19 points have already confirmed their demotion.


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