The veteran centre-back believes the neighbouring nation is doing properly in soccer and won’t thoughts taking part in there if an opportunity got here his method
Harambee Star David Owino has not dominated out the potential for taking part in within the Tanzania Mainland League.
The previous Gor Mahia centre-back is at present plying his commerce with Zambian outfit Nationwide Pension Scheme Authority (Napsa) Stars, a workforce he joined originally of the season from Zambia Electrical energy Provide Company Restricted (Zesco) United.
A few seasons in the past, the 32-year-old was a goal for Simba SC however a deal didn’t materialise and he has defined why.
“Sure Simba needed me however I used to be additionally near becoming a member of a sure workforce in Europe however issues didn’t go as deliberate and the deal fell by way of,” Owino instructed Azam TV.
The skilled defender has lauded the Tanzanian top-tier, insisting they’re at present doing properly and went on to trace if he will get provide he would take into account shifting there.
“Tanzania are at present doing properly, for instance, Simba, they’ve been taking part in properly within the Caf Champions League not solely at residence however away as properly which isn’t simple,” Owino, who’s known as Calabar, continued.
“Sure, soccer has developed and Tanzania is rather like residence [Kenya] and I can play for any workforce.
“In soccer, something can change quick and if it occurs that both Yanga or Simba come for me then we are going to proceed from there; however because it stands I’ve a operating contract with Napsa.
“However on the finish of the day cash talks.”
The defender was a part of the Pensioners facet who eradicated Okay’Ogalo from the Caf Confederation Cup after a 3-2 combination win in a two-legged affair. The Zambian facet received the primary leg away by a solitary purpose earlier than settling for a 2-2 draw within the second leg at residence.
Owino is anticipated to be a part of the Harambee Stars squad, who’re third in Group G of the qualifiers, scheduled to face Egypt in Nairobi on March 22 earlier than flying out to Lome for his or her closing group tie towards bottom-placed Togo on March 30.
Earlier than then, Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee will give an opportunity to local-based gamers to point out what they’ve to supply in pleasant matches towards South Sudan and Tanzania subsequent week.
Harambee Stars provisional squad
Goalkeepers: Brian Bwire (Kariobangi Sharks), James Saruni (Ulinzi Stars), Joseph Okoth (KCB), Peter Odhiambo (Wazito), Sam Adisa (Bidco).
Defenders: Johnstone Omurwa (Wazito), Michael Kibwage (Sofapaka), Samuel Olwande (Kariobangi Sharks), Nahashon Alambi (KCB), Bonface Onyango (Kariobangi Sharks), David Owino (KCB), Daniel Sakari (Kariobangi Sharks), Baraka Badi (KCB)
Midfielders: Lawrence Juma (Sofapaka), Kenneth Muguna (Gor Mahia), Collins Shichenje (AFC Leopards), Micheal Mutinda (KCB), Musa Masika (Wazito), John Macharia (Gor Mahia), Reagan Otieno (KCB), James Mazembe (Kariobangi Sharks), Oliver Maloba (Nairobi Metropolis Stars), Bonface Muchiri (Tusker), Kevin Kimani (Wazito), Abdalla Hassan (Bandari)
Forwards: Erick Kapaito (Kariobangi Sharks), Elvis Rupia (AFC Leopards), Henry Meja (Tusker), Benson Omalla (Gor Mahia)