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Timbe reveals Olunga's hand in Japan move

What you need to know:

  • Timbe said he consulted Olunga who left Kashiwa Reysol for Qatari side Al Duhail in January after emerging the 2020 J1 League top scorer and player of the year
  • Timbe - who speaks Swahili, English and Flemish - is currently on 14-day  quarantine after entering Japan recently
  • Vissel Kobe, who have former Barcelona stars Andres Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen in their ranks, currently occupy position five in the expanded 20-team league


Kenyan international Ayub Timbe Masika has revealed how compatriot Michael "Engineer" Olunga influenced his decision to join Japan top-tier side Vissel Kobe.

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