Sensational winger Boniface Omondi marked his return to Gor Mahia by scoring the only goal to ensure that the green army continued its dominance over their arrivals AFC Leopards in the much-hyped Mashemeji Derby played at the Moi Stadium, Kasarani on Wednesday.
Omondi’s goal was a reminisce of his 2019 goal against Leopards sweeping the keeper and two defenders before scoring his goal.
Gor Mahia lost many chances against Leopards with their head coach Mark Harrison taking note of the wasted chances during his post-match interview with reporters.
”Jules should have scored in the first half when he hit the post, Sammy should have scored with his shot going off the target, but that’s how it goes I would stress too much on it, they will get their chances and score goals” said Harrison.
”We are going into Sunday’s game with a positive mind expecting a win against Merowe, we know we are 3-1 up and this win is a boost for my side, am expecting the best out of my boys” added Harrison when asked about Sundays CAF Confed qualifiers game against Merowe on 24th Sunday at the Nyayo Stadium, 4 pm kick-off.
The win now sees Gor Mahia 5th on the table with 6points while having a match in hand Ulinzi Stars are the table leaders with 7points after playing 3games.
Aussems rued his squad urging them to learn to have more composure in the attacking third if they expect to win in the upcoming derby matches.
“As usual, we failed to create chances and the few that came along were not utilized,” said Aussems.
In other matches played yesterday Mathare United got their maiden win this season whitewashing Sofapaka 2-1 at the Thika Stadium courtesy Dan Kago’s brace.
In Mombasa Bandari were forced to swallow their banter as visitors Posta Rangers travelled back to Nairobi with all three points plus two goals, former Gor Mahia forward Eliud Lokuwam opened the scoring in the 24th minute before Victor Ndinya added the icing on the cake with a 96th winner for the mailmen.
After going on a transfer shopping spree newly-promoted side Kenya Police finally got the first win of the season hammering Nzoia Sugar 3-1 at the Kasarani Annex, Talanta FC on the other side forced KCB to a 1 all draw, since gaining promotion the former NSL side has proved to be no pushover in the league drawing the two games that they’ve played in.
Vihiga Bullets another promoted side has not been able to replicate its NSL performance in the league losing two matches and drawing one, Bullets are now 17th on the table with a point above Tusker who have two games in hand, Tusker lost their first game of the season to AFC Leopards.