Vihiga United coach Sammy Okoth states he is pressed for time to carry out trials throughout the continuous second gamer transfer window.

Okoth made the remarks throughout the team’s training session at Senende premises on Wednesday. “Trials require time thinking about the high variety of gamers expected to appear.”

Okoth said he will simply identify and handpick gamers according to the requirements of the club, although he did not reveal his targets. “You see if I provide the names, other clubs might go for them prior to finalising the deal,” he said.

He, nevertheless, said there was an urgent need to hone the striking force by obtaining a medical finisher upfront. Okoth said lack of a great striker explains their slim wins and barren draws.

“We also need to tighten our midfield and defence also so that when we have the goal poacher, we are likewise secured on our side also,” Okoth pointed out.

“The existing squad are on their peak compared to the previous one,” he stated.

Okoth observed that their win over Gor Mahia and the draw against Sofapaka was a clear indication that the team’s curve was on the rise. However, the coach prompted Vihiga United fans to wait their team for excellent outcomes.

He cautioned fans versus torturing the players on social media over bad outcomes due to the fact that such incidents only served to demoralise them in the long run.