Laugu FC released three key players; Paia onboard as replacement
BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II
WITH the Telekom S League transfer window opened this week, league top contenders Laugu FC have already released three of its key players, while signed in former KOSSA FC forward Ian Paia with options for defender for Michael Boso as replacements.
Laugu FC management revealed these in a statement to SunSPORTS on 26th October.
“We confirm three of our players have been released to other TSL Clubs,” the club statement confirmed.
The players are; Gagame Feni, Matson Feni and Jared Rongosulia.
The trios have been instrumental in the men in black’s campaign to reach their current standing on 23 points behind leaders, Henderson Eels, however the players decided to leave the club following the end of round one.
Despite these the Laugu FC club management is yet optimistic ahead of the final league round.
“The team we can manage these despite the players movement. We are taking in a forward and a defender for their replacement,” Laugu FC club confirmed.
“Paia already joined us in training over the weekend (Saturday). Now we are in talks with Boso to replace Matson in defense, and we will see how it goes since only two players are allowed for transfer.
“The players made their own decisions in regards, maybe attractive packages are the main factor,” the club statement reads.
Boso’s confirmation from Isabel FC is yet pending as talks will continue throughout the week.
The Feni brothers have been said to return to their homegrown club, Solomon Warriors along with Rongosulia signing their allegiance Friday last week.
“We decide to leave the club and return to our original team where we have made our names with,” Matson told SunSPORTS last night.
“For Jared, we don’t know in the coming days since the regulation only allowed two transfers. But we are currently in training with Warriors.
Gagame has scored seven goals in black color during the first stage of the season.
Isabel FC have also said shown interest in signing former national U17 skipper, Charles Mani awaiting paper works for his signature according to a club insider.
The mid-season transfer window opens today Monday 26th October and closes on Saturday 7th.
“Transfer of players from one participating club to another for Round 2 of the TSL 2020 shall be permitted but with restrictions.
“Each participating club shall be permitted to register a maximum of up to two (2) registered players from other participating clubs for Round 2 TSL 2020 during the Third Registration Period. Such players are considered as transfer players. Upon satisfaction of registration requirements, transfer players shall be eligible to play for their new club during Round 2 of the TSL 2020,” a statement from the Solomon Islands Football Federation reads.