We can confirm that our-longest serving player Eric ‘Ero’ Odhiambo has retired from professional football and will now join the club’s management team.

Ero has been with Wazito FC since December 2012 and played a key role in the team’s rise from the Provincial League to the Kenyan Premier League.

The midfielder has now called it a day and like David Oswe, he has been redeployed within the club.

WAZITO FOOTBALL CLUB on Twitter: "Eric Odhiambo and Stanley Ndung'u are  making great progress in training. They will soon start featuring in the  squad soon. #TuesdayThoughts #WazitoFC… https://t.co/We2FeiD8vw"

“All these years donning the Wazito Football Club colors have been undoubtedly the happiest of my life. I only have feelings of enormous gratitude for this club and for this sport which has given me a lot to date”.

“However, I believe that the time has come to open a new stage in my life and transition into a management role within the club,” he said.

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Club CEO Dennis Gicheru thanked Ero for his service to the club and wished him well in his new career phase.

“He has been a great servant of the club. Ero is one of the most disciplined and loyal players that I played and worked with. Many clubs were interested in him over the years but he chose to stick with Wazito, he has always been very committed,” he stated.

” I want to thank him for the many years of service to the club and wish him well as he partakes some new roles behind the scene,”.

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Everyone at Wazito FC wishes Ero a happy retirement.

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