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Eric Gilbert Gwande

Koth Biro golden glove winner yearning for a KPL club

Koth Biro Annual Tournament golden glove winner Eric Gilbert Ogwade is eager to play in the Kenya Premier League.

The keeper guided Beirut to the third straight Koth Biro title and was awarded the golden glove beating Pumwani Allstars keeper Ryan Hamisi.

Top flight football

The Jericho Allstars custodian now wants to graduate to top flight football with Mathare United and Thika United being his dream clubs.

-First I am seeking to land a Premier League side. Which will be an opportunity to showcase what I have. Mathare United and Thika united will good for me. We have been with coach James Nandwa at Jericho he is a coach I would like to work for, he told Futaa.

Play abroad

The player has a dream to play abroad just like other footballers and he is looking forward to play for English sides Southampton and Tottenham Hotspurs.

-At the end of it all, each player wishes to play abroad. So abroad it’s Tottenhamn Hotspur and Southampton where Victor Wanyama Started his career in England, he said.

Meeting KPL stars

The custodian is happy to have faced off with top KPL players and he says it was through hard work that he managed the best Keeper award.

-It has been a very good tournament. Playing with and against Kenya Premier League side was quite motivating. We also had a chance to work with KPL coach personal I have enjoyed, he added.

-To win the golden glove was my ambition from the start of the tournament and I worked hard for it to win. It was not easy to keep more clean-sheets in this tournament considering that we were facing top strikers. Above all I thank God, he concluded.