Eric Ochieng

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Football biography

Eric Ochieng is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays for Nairobi City Stars in the second tier Kenyan National Super League as a Midfielder.

He previously played for Red Berets (now defunct) AFC Leopards, Bandari, Sofapaka,[1] Gor Mahia, Nakumatt FC, KCB and Wazito F.C. before coming to Nairobi City Stars in July 2019.

As a holding midfielder Eric is the perfect spoiler and is known for building attack with straight passes once on the ball. He is known for his calmness, composure and maturity.

Club career

Eric, while a paramilitary, started out at former Premier league side Red Berets before trading his guns for an all out footballing career by joining AFC Leopards[2] at the close of January 2011.[3]

He lasted six months then made a move to coastal side Bandari[4] where he stayed on for two years before crossing over to Gor Mahia in June 2013.[5]

After three years at Gor Mahia, following the expiry of his contract, Eric was off to 2009 Kenyan Premier League champions Sofapaka in June 2016.[6] At the close of that year he helped save the club from imminent relegation following a poor first leg of the season.

Year 2017 saw Eric feature for Nakumatt FC[7] for the first six months before crossing over to second tier side KCB from mid of that year on a one year deal.[8]

In June 2018 free agent Eric was signed Wazito FC.[9] He was released by the side at the end of the 2018/19 season in June soon after the team earned immediate promotion back to the Premier League. In July he joined promotion chasing Nairobi City Stars on a one-year deal.[10]

National team

Eric was part of the Kenya National team back in 2010 under coach Twahir Muhidin.[11]

Achievements

Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia

Wazito FC

References

External links

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