Anthony Kimani alias Modo quit AFC Leopards immediately after leading his side in a 0-0 draw against Gor Mahia at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on February 7. He had been at the den as assistant coach and interim coach, responsibilities he performed exemplary well.
Anthony Kimani signing a contract at Bandari FC as assistant coach on Saturday, 27th February 2021. Photo [Bandari Football Club|Facebook]
His exit caused uproar from Ingwe fans who the team's management of firing a tactician who had stood with the team in all seasons. They held that the team did not have faith in him as a local coach despite his achievements at the club.
Both the club and Kimani did not state reasons for parting. Leopards went ahead to sign Patrick Aussems from Belgium as the teams head coach.
Barely a month after being out of contract, the former Kenya international has landed a new job at the BetKing Premier League side Bandari Football Club. According to the club statement, Modo has signed a one year contract contract as team's assistant coach, with option for extension.
Part of the statement reads, "We are proud to announce; Anthony "Modo" Kimani as our assistant Coach for a period of one year with an option to extend."
"We continue to focus on growth and investing in the youth which has been Kimani's philosophy and that's why he fits perfectly for the role."
Bandari has accumulated a total of 22 points and are 4th on the table.
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