23 May 14

courtesy of goal.com

Williamson was scheduled to travel home to Scotland on Friday to visit his ailing mother but the sad news has been conveyed before his departure

Head coach Bobby Williamson has lost his mother back at home in Scotland.

Williamson was scheduled to travel home to Scotland on Friday (today), May 24, 2014, to visit his ailing mother but the sad news has been conveyed before his departure.

This has been confirmed by club Organizing Secretary David Kilo and Williamson will now leave for Scotland tomorrow – Saturday, May24, 2014, according to club website.

“We are saddened to relay news of the demise of our head coach Bobby Williamson’s mother back in Scotland. As a club we wish to express our heartfelt condolences to Bobby and his family and will keep them in our prayers during this tough moment.”

TM Ouna to take charge

K’Ogalo have assigned team manager Frank Ouna to take charge for Sunday’s KPL Top 8 match since head coach and his assistant will not be available

Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia have appointed Frank Ouma to handle the side when they face Tusker in a Kenyan Premier League Top 8 match at Kinoru Stadium, Meru on Sunday.

For the first time, Gor Mahia will play without head coach nor his assistant when they battle the brewers’ in the knock-out competition.

Head coach Bobby Williamson is expected to travel out of the country on Saturday to attend his mother’s burial while assistant John ‘Bobby’ Ogolla is still admitted in hospital.

Williamson got news his ailing mother had died on Friday and has to travel for the burial. Deputy Secretary Ronald Ngala has revealed to Goal that they will not ask for the match to be postponed.

“We understand what the rules are in regard to postponement of matches and it does not apply in this situation. We have appointed Frank Ouna to be in charge on Sunday as we wait for two coaches to come back.

“We are confident that Ouna will perform and give club desired result. We will support him as office and want to ask fans to rally behind him especially on Sunday against Tusker.”


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15 Comments.

  • ODUOR12 says:

    Pole sana BW my heart felt condolenses.
    Another challenge thrown in GM’s path.
    Perhaps the youth coach can assist.
    Anyway all the best to the team you’ve performed so well despite the many challenges.
    Jacity any progress on the Sacco we really need a solid foundation for our beloved Gor Mahia.

  • Albert Kosero - Sofaset Branch Kampala says:

    My condolence BW. May your late mum, and all who sleep in Christ, find in His presence light, happiness, and peace. Eternal repose grant her O Lord.

    For God and my beloved club – Kogallo

  • Dan Original says:

    Our deepest condolences to BW. May your mum RIP

  • Pole the great Sir Bobby

  • realjay says:

    Pole BW….no words can bring solace…know dat we luv u na tuko pamoja!

  • Mwakio P says:

    My deep condolences to Bobby Williamson and it is our prayers that may the Almighty God give you strength at this time of mourning. May the soul of your mum RIP.

  • Mwakio P says:

    My deep condolences to Bobby Williamson and it is our prayers that may the Almighty God give you strength at this time of mourning. May the soul of your mum RIP.

  • George Ochoro says:

    May she rest in eternal peace! AMEN. Pole sana Bobby.

  • erick awiti says:

    As Ahebe put it in his book Things fall apart ‘ mother is suprime’ and so loosing her is just so painfull.
    I now wish to take this time to send my deepest condolence to BW and the family. May the Almighty give you strength and courage as you go thru this difficult moment.

  • My condolences Sir Bob, may your mothers soul R.I.P. we r with u in this trying of sorrow.Your loss is a K’ogalo loss bcos your Mum will always be a mother who gave Gor Mahia one of the great k’ogalo coaches.

  • dinga says:

    Very sad. Despite all ur always a gentleman. Pls accept our sympathies. Be blessed to carry on.

  • jakorando says:

    EC Shall send sme guys 2 attnd burial or hw shall we shw empathy 2 our coaches

  • kenneth odhiambo says:

    RIP min Bobby. My heartful condelences.Coaches,we are together in this trying moment.pliz accept our appologies.Amen! If any K’gallo player scores kesho pliz celebrate by pointing to the sky in respect to our fallen mother.Danny nd company kazi kwenyu.

  • Spoiler says:

    May her soul rest in peace

  • Thaddaeus ogada says:

    RIP mama BW






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