Kenyan striker Dennis Oliech to sign for Free State Stars in June

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Free State Stars is a South African club based in Bethlehem, coached by Belgian Luc Eymael & plays in Premier Soccer League

Free State Stars have confirmed that Dennis Oliech will sign for the club after undergoing medical in June.

Oliech has been holding trials with the South African club for the last nine days and has already impressed coach Luc Eymael.

Eymael, who formerly handled AFC Leopards in Kenya, has exclusively confirmed to Goal that Oliech will return for pre-season training before undergoing medical on June 18.

"The meeting between Oliech and club management has just ended and they have agreed that he (Oliech) reports for pre-season to do some friendlies, finalise the deal and do medical before signing a contract.

"Pre-season will start on June 18 and Oliech will be expected here to start training with us. Everything is not yet finalised but it now looks positive and if he signs in June, it will be a one year contract."

On Monday, Eymael revealed to Goal that Oliech was scheduled to hold a meeting with the club's top hierarchy to discuss his fate after the trials.

"Oliech has had a very successful and positive trials since arriving and he will have a meeting with the management either today (Tuesday) or Wednesday to discuss a possible transfer.

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"I am very confident he will sign a pre-contract but I don't know for how long.

"It will not be six months but I suspect a one year deal because window opens in June and the season restarts in August."

Free State Stars is a South African club based in Bethlehem and plays in Premier Soccer League. Formerly known as Makwane Computer Stars and Qwa Qwa Stars, their most significant honour is winning the 1994 Coca-Cola Cup.

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