AFC Leopards now favorites to sign coveted Nairobi City Stars striker Kelvin Etemesi

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TRANSFERS AFC Leopards now favorites to sign coveted Nairobi City Stars striker Kelvin Etemesi

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The striker's impressive performance draws attention from multiple FKF Premier League clubs.

Football Kenya Premier League giants AFC Leopards are are now favorites to sign Nairobi City Stars striker Kelvin Etemesi, according to reports.

The utility forward is one of the players that has been impressive with his performance in the recently concluded FKFPL season.

Alongside AFC Leopards, Gor Mahia, Ulinzi Stars, and FC Talanta have also reportedly enquired about acquiring the services of the versatile forward.

"The deal could be on the cards. In fact the negotiations have started between Ingwe and the player but certainly it does not look like he will stay at Nairobi City Stars," a source close to the player revealed. "Apart from Leopards, Gor Mahia, Ulinzi Stars and FC Talanta have also expressed interest."

"But it's too early to comment much with this information. Let's just wait and see," the source added.

Etemesi joined Nairobi City Stars at the beginning of the 2022/23 FKF Premier League season, transferring from the third-tier team Kangemi All-Stars.

In his debut season with the Simba wa Nairobi, Etemesi has left an indelible mark, netting an impressive 12 goals and contributing six assists in the league.

Known for his versatility and ability to operate across different positions, Etemesi's performances have earned him recognition as one of the standout players of the season. 

His goal-scoring prowess, combined with his adeptness at setting up opportunities for his teammates, has made him a coveted asset for clubs seeking attacking firepower.

AFC Leopards' interest in securing Etemesi's services highlights their ambition to reinforce their squad for upcoming competitions. 

As a club with a rich history and a legacy of success, AFC Leopards aims to maintain their position as a dominant force in Kenyan football. 

Acquiring Etemesi would undoubtedly bolster their attacking options and add a new dimension to their gameplay.

As the transfer saga continues, fans can only anticipate an exciting new chapter in Etemesi's promising football career.