The Kakamega-based chair claims the 28-year-old didn’t get a launch letter and that he had an lively contract with them
Kakamega Homeboyz chairman Cleophas Shimanyula has claimed Soccer Kenya Federation Premier League champions Tusker tapped up their participant Shami Kibwana.
On Tuesday, Kibwana signed with the Brewers to become their newest player, however his transfer has began to draw controversy after claims made by his former membership.
Shimanyula has threatened he’ll report the Ruaraka-based membership to Fifa for allegedly tapping up the midfielder who has a working contract with Homeboyz.
The midfielder is among the many gamers who traveled for a Caf Champions League sport towards Arta Photo voltaic 7 on Sunday.
The accusation of participant tapping
“They’ve stolen my participant and have taken him to Djibouti. He’s a participant I have been all alongside on the lookout for, solely to study that Tusker have him,” Shimanyula instructed Objective.
“Shami [Kibwana] has a working contract and was by no means given a launch letter from us. I’ve contacted Obiny Tusker CEO [Charles Obiny] and he has begged that I ought to allow them to end the Champions League sport first. I’ve categorically instructed him that in the event that they make the error of enjoying him, they are going to see the hearth from us.
“They higher fill the place with one other participant, and never Kibwana. Tusker shouldn’t look down upon Kakamega Homeboyz as a result of we’re a small workforce. I’m writing a letter to Obiny and copying it to the Soccer Kenya Federation over the matter.
“I’m shocked that the majority Kenyans have no idea the legal guidelines governing soccer, particularly transfers. How can a workforce transfer to take a participant with a working contract to go and play in Djibouti?
“It is a participant we’ve been ready to see on the coaching pitch solely to study that he’s Djibouti-bound. Tusker should cease this behavior of tapping up gamers [every window], they did it towards Vihiga United and so they have now executed it towards us [Homeboyz], and we is not going to let this cross till justice prevails.
“They all the time wish to use shortcuts to signal gamers, we’ll comply with the legislation and report them to Fifa, and I wish to warn them towards utilizing the participant [Kibwana] in Djibouti, in the event that they do they are going to face extra issues.
“I’m utilizing my cash, not like them who depend upon cash from alcohol [Tusker are sponsored by East African Breweries Limited]. That’s like they’ve cash they get simply, I’m not getting my cash simply as in comparison with them. I’ll present them what they’ve by no means seen.
“Participant tapping could be very flawed. I used to be on the lookout for my participant solely to learn on Objective.com he has left for Djibouti. I’m shocked that one can faucet a participant and journey with him, a star who nonetheless has a working contract till the tip of this yr with us.
“Had Kibwana’s contract been inside two months or three months of expiring, they might have negotiated with him.”
Different gamers who’ve been signed by Tusker embrace, Brian Bwire, Dan Sakari, Teddy Osok, goalkeeper Patrick Matasi, Charles Momanyi, Kalos Kirenge, and Joshua Ibrahim.