Harambee Stars defender David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng has joined AFC Leopards.
Ochieng signed a short-term contract with the 13-time Kenyan champions on the first day of the mid-season transfer window that swung open on Monday.
Ochieng is looking for match fitness in order to earn a place in the Harambee Stars’ Africa Cup of Nations Squad after he was released by Swedish side, Brommapojkarna
AFC Leopards confirmed the acquisition of the 26-year-old defender who has also featured in the American Major League Soccer with New York Cosmos FC and Al Tawoon of Saudi Arabia.
“AFC Leopards is delighted to announce the signing of Kenyan international David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng on a short term contract,” Ingwe confirmed the deal in a statement.
Ochieng has also featured for Nairobi Stima and Tusker in the Kenyan Premier League, before moving to Saudi Arabia in 2013.
His acquisition will be a boost for Casa Mbungo’s side who won their second straight match after six defeats in a row, following a 2-1 victory over Tusker on Sunday.
‘Cheche’ made his senior international debut for Kenya in 2012 where he went on to appear in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for Harambee Stars.