Gor Mahia give up on Mathare United midfielder

Mathare United ace Erick Johanna
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K'Ogalo will not sign Mathare United midfielder Eric Johanna

Gor Mahia have decided to let go their longtime target from Mathare United Eric Johanna.

The midfielder had been linked with K’Ogalo since the end of 2016 season and almost every mind at the Green Army had already been set for his inclusion in the squad but the deal has fallen through.

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Organizing Secretary Judith Nyangi says that the player was reluctant in signing a contract leaving the club with no option other than to stop the talks.

“We were ready and willing to sign Eric Johanna but it is like he was not ready for the same. All along, we have been trying to make it happen but he fails us, until we now decided to give up on him.

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“All in all, our tray is now full and we have officially closed the shopping for this window,” she told Goal.

It will be fascinating to see how things unfold in the coming days especially going by the fact that the Harambee Stars forward is also being tracked by AFC Leopards. Other sources hint that he is headed for trials in Sweden.