Maoga likens the starting of the team to a joke, and credits their incredible rise to patience.
Maoga teamed up with him and they pooled resources, which catered for playing kit and footballs.
"We struggled at the start but began to achieve positive results, thanks to the boys for staying together for long," Maoga said.
"We finally gained promotion to the top flight after being frustrated for long during Sam Nyamweya's era, where the promotion policies were not clear," Maoga said.
Maoga says they have been forced to run the outfit from their pockets until they were registered as a private company recently.
Unending criticism due to their association with Mwendwa has affected players, most of whom Maoga says have been frightened and lost confidence at some point.
"With various competitions to play in a single season, this is the only way we can give exposure to our academy players," said Maoga
.Champions Gor Mahia, Sharks, Bandari and Tusker are so far the only clubs with viable youth teams competing in the lower leagues.
said they do not expect to face challenges having secured a sponsorship with online lending application, Ganji, for an approximate S0 million annual package.