Cliff Nyakeya Putting Pen to Paper to all but confirm his move to Egypt//Photo Courtesy

Mathare United midfielder Cliff Nyakeya has completed a move to Eyptian top tier side FC Masr.

Football Club Masr, commonly referred to as FC Masr, is an Egyptian football club based in Cairo, Egypt. The club currently plays in the Egyptian Premier League, the highest league in the Egyptian football league system. FC Masr was founded on 1 November 2009

Nyakeya jetted out of the country on Monday morning to go finalize the final bits of his deal which included undergoing a medical.

Having sealed his move, Nyakeya becomes the fourth Kenyan to play in the Egyptian top tier after Simeon Mulama, Pascal Ochieng’ and Isaiah “Song” Omondi.

The Details of his deal still remain scanty.

Before opting to move to Egypt, Nyakeya was a target for record SportPesa Premier League champions Gor Mahia as well new PL boys Wazito FC.

Nyakeya, who joined Mathare United in June 2016, guided the Slum Boys to a sixth place league finish in the 2018/19 season with an impressive tally of 15 goals and seven assists.