National Super League (NSL) side Kisumu All-Stars have appointed Salim Babu as their new head coach Pepeta can confirm.
The tactician has been jobless since parting ways with Wazito FC two weeks ago; the club deciding to part ways with the tactician who acted as an assistant coach to Fred Ambani.
According to a source n All-Stars camp, Salim was handed the reigns of the team over the weekend but officially joined the team on Monday.
“He will be their head coach in their time in the National Super League. They wanted a proven coach who could lead them staring back to the Premier League and Babu ticked almost all the boxes,” the source said.
All-Stars had been demoted to the National Super League after losing on post-match penalties to Vihiga United during the FKFPL/NSL playoff staged in a two-legged affair.
The tactician isn’t new to the football around Kisumu region having been in charge of Western Stima previously. Apart from Wazito and Stima, Babu had a stint with Sony Sugar FC too.
He arrives at the club to replace Andrew Aroka who left the team after failing to maintain the club’s FKFPL status; Babu expected to be unveiled officially by the club before the week ends.