KCB FC Picks Mwalala as Head Coach, Reinforces Technical Bench

KCB Football Club has appointed Bernard Mwalala as the new Head Coach, strengthening the technical bench ahead of the 2023/24 FKF Premier League season. This follows the expiry of Zedekiah Otieno’s contract at the Club.

Mwalala brings with him a wealth of experience and a strong track record both as a player and as a football coach spanning 7 years in local and regional football assignments. Some of the notable clubs he has steered are Nzoia Sugar Football Club, Bandari FC, Homeboyz FC, and Ulinzi Stars registering remarkable outcomes.

He will be assisted by Elvis Ayany as the Assistant Head Coach, Eric Muranda as the Fitness Trainer, and Samuel Okoth assumes the role of Goalkeeper Trainer. Collins Kyama and Michael Oyando will continue with their roles as the team’s Physiotherapist and Team Manager respectively.

Speaking during the unveiling ceremony, KCB FC Patron Azu Ogola said: “We are confident that through him, we shall usher in a new era of success for the club with our eyes keen on winning the local league and regional trophies. His vast experience will come in handy in delivering a positive impact on the team’s performance in the various competitions lined up”.

Mwalala’s entry opens an exciting chapter for the club as it looks to elevate its performance after it finished 5th in the 2022/23 FKF Premier League season.

“I am excited by the opportunity, and I am fully committed to building a strong and competitive team that will deliver positive results on the field. I have a plan, we are going for the title next season and beyond,” he said.

KCB Bank’s footprint in sports support across the country is expansive and cuts across various sports among them KCB FC, KCB Women Volleyball Club, KCB Football Club and KCB Rugby Club as well as Chess, Athletics, Motorsports and Golf.

KCB Head Integrated Marketing Nkatha Mutungi said: “We are looking to further bolster our sports teams across the disciplines to give them a better chance in the game in the ongoing local competitions.”

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