1983: The last time Kogalo played a Burundian side

With the CAF Champions League match against Aigle Noire approaching, it is worth taking a trip down memory lane to recall the last time Kogalo played a Burundian side. But 1983 was such an eventful year that it is worth remembering the peaks and valleys that beset Gor Mahia in that epic year.

Background

New signings

Key signings: Far left David Ochieng and Abdallah Shebe (with ball) teamed up with Gideon Hamisi (centre)

1983 CECAFA Cup

A poor start to the 1983 season

The Vital O Fiasco

Investigation

Chairman Mbori was under pressure

The arrival of Len Julians

At Bata Stadium Limuru before beating Bata Bullets 4-0
Backrow: Shebe,Zangi, Makamu, Bassanga,Aziki, Charles Otieno,Vigo,Jogoo,Jerry Imbo
Front Row: Okello Kolobot, Enock, Solo, Janabi, Nick Okoth, Hezborn, Pierre, Kamoga
Enock Obwaka, Peter Ochieng Pierre and Gideon Hamisi

Mashemeji derby First leg

1983 KNFL Second Leg

Gor Mahia vs Norwich City

Zangi (left) seen here in later years, scored twice against Norwich City

Mashemeji derby second leg

Sammy Onyango scored in almost every mashemeji derby he played

End of the 1983 season.

Hezborn Omollo was the second leading scorer in the 1983 KNFL

Final Standings in 1983



1983 Post Season

Only Bob Ogolla and Bassanga were in the Stars starting line-up. Austin was left out altogether

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