Kenyan Premier League newbies Nairobi City Stars have welcomed back coach Sanjin Alagic after a seven-month break.
The Bosnian has been out of the country since March when the coronavirus struck; a move that forced the National Super League to be postponed when they were on top of the log. His team getting promoted when he wasn’t around the country.
Speaking on his return, the tactician said: “It’s great to be back as it has been a long time out without football.”
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On the teams aims this season where they are slated to five Western-based sides in their first five fixtures, the Bosnian added: “We are happy to be back in the Premier after four years and we can’t wait to get the season started with our first game against Nzoia United. We want to prepare for that first game like it’s a final then take it game by game after that.
“Our target in our first season back is to make City Stars a stable Premier League outfit, one that will develop young players to a national level with the aim of transferring some players to clubs abroad. We will stay focused and humble.
“Last season the club restructured and became very stable and organized and we are happy to continue with what we started then into the new seasons. We want fans to be aware of this and we are asking them for their support as we journey back into the Premier League.”