Gor Mahia fall to Otoho in Caf Confed Cup

George “Blackberry” Odhimbo

Gor Mahia forwards George “Blackberry” Odhimbo (left) and Burundi international Jules Ulimwengu vie for the ball during a team training session at Camp Toyoyo ground in Nairobi on November 23, 2021.
 

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • British coach Mark Harrison travelled with a depleted squad of only 15 players for the match and will be banking on home support in the second leg to overturn the result so as advance to the money-minting group stage which comes with a Sh27 million funding from Caf.
  • The club had failed to register enough players for the continental showpiece between July and August Caf transfer window as it was serving a Fifa ban for failing to settle dues owed to a former coach and players.

Record Kenyan champions Gor Mahia will have to fight for a win in the second leg of the Caf Confederation Cup playoffs after going down 1-0 away to AS Otoho d’Oyo of Republic of Congo in the first leg on Sunday.

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