For­eign­ers dom­i­nate Golden Boot race

The African - - POT POURRI -

in­terim head coach Jack­son Mayanja said they (lo­cal strik­ers) lack com­mit­ment on the pitch and lose fo­cus when fac­ing the goal.

“A striker needs to have a killer in­stinct and must know what is re­quired of him when on pitch, un­for­tu­nately our strik­ers are lazy to un­dergo per­sonal train­ing once a coach com­pletes nor­mal train­ing ses­sions,” said the Ugan­dan tac­ti­cian.

Last sea­son premier­ship top scorer Si­mon Msuva has en­dured dif­fi­cult mo­ment at Yanga this sea­son but seems to have re­dis­cov­ered his goal scor­ing touch as the league ap­proached its end.

Lo­cal strik­ers who were ex­pected to give for­eign­ers a run for their money in the race for Golden Boot award no­tably Azam FC striker-cum-cap­tain John Bocco, Atu­pele Green of Ndanda FC and Simba’s Ibrahim Ajib could not even reach dou­ble fig­ures prior to yes­ter­day’s fi­nal games of the sea­son.

Julio Rocha

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