Kick­4life un­veil new play­ers

Lesotho Times - - Sport - Mikia Kalati

KICK­4LIFE has un­veiled 10 new play­ers ahead of the 2016/17 Vo­da­com Premier League sea­son which they start off with a tie against Likhopo on Satur­day.

Ad­dress­ing a me­dia brief­ing on Tues­day, the club’s di­rec­tor of football Chris Bul­lock, said the man­date of the new play­ers was to help the team con­sol­i­date its place among the top teams in the coun­try af­ter fin­ish­ing the 2015/16 cam­paign in sixth po­si­tion.

“We are look­ing to­wards pro­gress­ing and con­sol­i­dat­ing our po­si­tion among the top teams in the league,” Bul­lock said.

“The tar­get is to main­tain and im­prove on what we achieved last sea­son, and I believe the play­ers we brought in will help us in that re­gard.”

He said the play­ers were meant to re­in­force the squad af­ter some de­par­tures

“We lost a cou­ple of play­ers and brought and in those we believe will help us com­pete bet­ter,” said Bul­lock.

“Le­sia Thet­sane and ‘ Mako Makoanyane have gone to the United States of Amer­ica, and we might add one more play­ers to the list.”

The new play­ers in­clude Likuena striker Thabiso Brown who re­cently held un­suc­cess­ful tri­als in Ukraine and Namibia. Bul­lock re­vealed they signed the for­ward on a per­ma­nent deal af­ter a sea­son-long loan at Sky Bat­tal­ion.

“We talked with his agent af­ter the tri­als in Ukraine, and he told us they were happy with what the player gave dur­ing his time there. Un­for­tu­nately, he was not signed,” said the Kick­4life boss.

“It is not easy to get a con­tract in Europe, but we are happy with the feed­back we got and believe the player did not let us down.

“Thabiso has a chance to im­prove here, and if he has a good year, it will open more doors for him in Europe.”

For his part, Brown said train­ing with the Ukrainian side FC Ch­er­nomorets was a learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence which he hopes to use to help Kick­4Life do well in the new cam­paign.

“It was a good ex­pe­ri­ence for me. The train­ing fa­cil­i­ties and tech­niques of a pro­fes­sional side are at a higher level, and I hope to use the things I learnt for the ben­e­fit of my team,” he said.

“I want to help my team and score a lot of goals.”

Other newew play­ers in­clude for­mer Likhopo opo cap­tain Bokang Mothoana, , mid­field­ers Tšeliso Sejake and d Se­foli Ntoi as well as Sorel Os­sal-okoko,al-okoko, who was in the books of Bantu.

The club b has also been linked with the un­set­tled Li­oli duo, Tšepo Lekhooana ekhooana and Nkoto Ma­soabi. soabi.

New K4L4L play­ers: Jessy Mat­sie,sie, Sorel Os­sal-okoko, , Tšepang Bu­lane, Bokang Mothoana, , Mot­latsi Boseka, Se­fuliefuli Ntoi, Chindo Shoniwa and Mokateliteli Mo­hapi

the new Kick­4life play­ers dur­ing the un­veil­ing cer­e­mony on tues­day.

Kick­4life di­rec­tor of football chris Bul­lock.

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