Harambee stars and former FC Leopards talisman Elvis Rupia has finally joined a Saudi Arabian side on a permanent deal. The Kenyan international striker was the second best top scorer in the Kenya premier league last season. Rupia scored 17goals to help Ingwe finish in top for.
The striker had signed a pre- contract with Tusker fc before a deal from Arabia emerged. He was forced to withdraw from the national team Harambee Stars in the world cup qualifiers match to travel to Saudi Arabia. Rupia becomes the second Kenyan striker to leave Kenya premier league for greener pastures abroad after the departure of Henry Meja from Tusker FC to AIK in Sweden.
Elvis Rupia who is well known by the name "Machapo "has so far scored one goal for the national team and will be looking to earn more caps. He has joined Bisha FC in the Saudi Arabian topflight league. We wish him all the best.
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