Michael Olunga was unveiled by Japan top tier club Kashiwa Reysol after his confirmed transfer was completed becoming the first Kenyan footballer to play professionally in Japan.
The 24-year-old has been acquired by the Japanese League side on a three-year contract from Chinese club Guizhou Zhicheng. Media reports suggest the player will now pocket 15 million shillings as monthly salary at his new workstation, translating to a 5 million shillings increase. However, the Harambee Stars striker’s overall value in the transfer market has decreased by 100 million shillings after this move at a cost of 300 million shillings. Ghuizou paid Sweden side IF Djurgardens 400 million shillings to acquire Olunga in mid 2016.