Thika United will kick start their 2018 pre-season training with holding a three day trials set to commence on 4th January 2018, in their training grounds at BAT in Thika.
Speaking to www.thikaunitedfc.com,Head coach Nicholas Muyoti specified that his technical bench will only set out to strengthen two areas striking and defending,
“We mainly suffered in our finishing in our previous season and we have invited a number of players who will try out with us for a few days then make our decisions; on the defense side we shall only beef up where necessary to add more depth in that department, since two or three defenders will be leaving us”
The tactician also warned that only those invited will be given a chance for trials,
“Since you all know we’ve teams have a very short time to prepare, we shall concentrate with only two departments and with players who have been actively playing, with an aim of working with a manageable number of 26 to 27 players as a playing unit.”
Thika United is expected to sign around six new players and to part with about the same number or more, in a renewed effort to have a better season having finished at position 16 and forcing a nail biting playoffs to secure a place in 2018 edition.
The Kenyan Premier League (KPL) is scheduled to kick off in first weekend of February 2nd 2018, with Thika United slated to host Kakamega Homeboyz on Monday 5th February, in their first match at Thika Sub-County Stadium.Compiled by Ken_Magu.