Nairobi City Stars' sensational striker Kelvin Etemesi shuts down transfer rumors with contract renewal

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TRANSFERS Nairobi City Stars' sensational striker Kelvin Etemesi shuts down transfer rumors with contract renewal

Festus Chuma 14:30 - 28.07.2023

The spectacular forward commits to the club after a remarkable 2022/2023 FKF Premier League season.

Nairobi City Stars striker Kelvin Etemesi has put an end to the speculation surrounding his future by confirming that he has renewed his contract with the club. 

The talented utility forward was one of the standout performers in the 2022/2023 Football Kenya Federation Premier League (FKFPL)  season, attracting attention from several top clubs.

Etemesi's outstanding performances caught the eye of AFC Leopards, Gor Mahia, Ulinzi Stars, and FC Talanta, all of whom were eager to secure his signature. 

However, the loyal striker has chosen to stay put at Nairobi City Stars, a decision that has delighted the club's management and fans alike.

Speaking about his contract renewal, Etemesi expressed his gratitude to the club and its supporters. 

“It's an honor for me to renew my contract with this amazing club Nairobi City Stars FC .It has been one season but to me it feels like a decade I have made friends who have turned to be family, coaching staff who turned to be my parents,” he wrote.

“It was a journey of ups and downs but everyone at the club pushed me at the core. I want to thank everyone who has supported me in this journey it has not been easy but I will keep on fighting till the end. The love I have for your fans is unconditional. Thank you very much.” 

Etemesi's arrival at the club at the beginning of the 2022/23 FKF Premier League season was a turning point in his career. 

The move saw him transfer from the third-tier team Kangemi All-Stars, and it didn't take long for him to make an impact on his new team.

In his debut season with the Simba wa Nairobi, Etemesi showcased his prowess in front of goal, netting an impressive 12 goals and providing six assists in the league. 

His contributions on the field were instrumental in helping Nairobi City Stars secure a 15th-place finish on the league table.

Known for his clinical finishing and ability to create opportunities for his teammates, Etemesi has become a fan favorite in a short span of time.

With his contract renewal now official, Nairobi City Stars can breathe a sigh of relief, knowing they have retained one of the most exciting talents in Kenyan football. 

As the 2023/2024 season approaches, all eyes will be on Etemesi as he aims to build on his impressive debut campaign. 

The striker's commitment to the club and his hunger for success are sure to inspire his teammates and leave a lasting impact on Nairobi City Stars' future performances.