Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

Gitau’s year-long Pipeline work faces critical test from Africa’s best in Tunisia

What you need to know:

  • Appointed Kenya Pipeline head coach in January 2020, Gitau inherited a disjointed team still reeling from the departure of one of their star players in Sharon Chepchumba the previous year.
  • Earlier in 2018, they had lost their assistant captain Noel Murambi, Violet Makuto, Leonida Kasaya, Jemimah Siang’u -- all following head coach Japheth Munala to Kenya Commercial Bank.

Funny. Young. Balanced. Fittest. Growing. Motivated. Unbeatable. Champions.
By the time we finish our interview, Kenya Pipeline coach Paul Gitau has used these seven words to describe his team. Perhaps a strong indication of the progression of his project after just over a year in charge.

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