Kenyan Midfielder Francis has officially joined Tanzanian giants Simba SC.

The former Gor Mahia midfield anchorman has signed a two year deal with the Dar es Salaam based side.

Wednesday saw Kahata admit that he was close to joining Simba and what remained were a few formalities.

“I haven’t signed yet but the negotiations are progressing well. We are 95 percent done and I’m waiting to pen the deal,” he said. “It’s a joy(to play with Meddie Kagere). I played with him at Gor and he’s a good striker and I think playing with him at Simba will be a motivating factor,” Said Kahata.

Well, Simba have finally got the player they have been eyeing for a while now.

Reports indicate that Kahata will pocket a sign on fee of Ksh. 4 million. He will also pocket Ksh. 350,000 in monthly remuneration plus a fully furnished house.

While at Gor Mahia, Kahata won the Premier League 3 times and was voted the best midfielder in the KPL two times.

He was also Kogallo’s best player for the 2018/2019 season.

The 27 year old is one of those creative midfielders that many football lovers find joy to watch.

He was part of the Kenyan team that took part in the African Cup of Nations in Egypt.