CHAMPIONS AGAIN: Gor Mahia clinch 2023-2024 FKF Premier League title

Gor Mahia pleaded with their fans to paint Murang’a green in the title-deciding league game against Muhoroni Youth and in the end, coach Johnathan McKinstry and his charges haven’t disappointed as the Football Kenya Federation Premier League title is in their hands following the 3-0 win recorded at the St. Sebastian Park.K’Ogalo needed, nothing short of, three points from the duel to seal a record-extending 21st league title with three matches to spare and most importantly, secure a ticket back to the CAF Champions League.When Gor’s history book is written, Boniface Omondi will, not only largely feature for his goal-scoring heroics in the Mashemeji Derby but will also, be remembered as the player who played a significant role in delivering the 21st title.With Gor enjoying a slim advantage after the breather, Omondi took matters into his own hands and struck the second goal in the 48th minute, setting up Gor for victory, when it mattered most.##NAJAVA_MECA_8109817##Before Omondi scored, Benson Omala had given Gor the lead in the dying seconds of the first half, making up for the lost penalty moments earlier.Comfortable in the driving seat and with one hand on the title, Gor didn’t show signs of slacking as Austin Odhiambo stretched the advantage further after kissing the back of the net in the 65th minute.The performance the players put in is one that left McKinstry satisfied as he rallied the ‘Green Army’ to show up and witness the team devour Muhoroni and extend their supremacy in Kenyan football.The club’s skipper Philemon Otieno had also taken it upon himself to invite fans to show up and witness the club write history.Nzoia Sugar officially relegated to National Super LeagueGor chairman Ambrose Rachier will also be thoroughly proud as the win brings his title tally to nine while at the helm.While Gor fans broke into song and dance after the final whistle, grimaces were written all over the faces of Muhoroni supporters as the result left them in danger of sinking to the second tier.Junior Starlets step away from sealing World Cup ticket after demolishing Ethiopia in third roundWhat could excite Gor fans more is the fact that their bitter rivals AFC Leopards were beaten 1-0 by Bidco United at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.Samuel Ndung’u served his former employer bitterness after scoring the all-important goal in the 66th minute.Meanwhile, Sofapaka gained a point after holding Bandari to a 2-2 draw in Ukunda.Bandari had to come from two goals down as Sofapaka had taken the lead in the first half. Beja Nyamawi and Izzadin Ramadan.

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