Courtesy of goal.com
Gor Mahia secretary general George Bwana reveals to Goal that the figure could have been significantly high had the match been played at Nyayo
Sunday’s derby between rivals Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards’ raised Sh3.9 million in gate collections, officials have confirmed.
Gor Mahia Secretary General George Bwana has revealed to Goal that this is the figure they have been given by those who handled the tickets.
“Slightly more than 7,000 fans attended the derby and from it we raised Sh3.9 million,” Bwana said.
He added that the number would have been significantly high had the match been played at Nyayo Stadium and also expressed satisfaction by the security arrangements made on Sunday.
“The fans behaved very well and I am happy by their conduct through-out the fixture. They were peaceful and determined to keep the peace.”
Gor Mahia were forced to place a Sh1million on Sunday to cover for any damages that may have occurred on Sunday.
The eagerly awaited fixture observed Gor Mahia rally from behind to force a 2-2 draw against Ingwe. Gor Mahia scored through Ugandan import Dan Sserunkuma and David ‘Calabar’ Owino while Noah Wafula and winger Paul Were scored for AFC Leopards’.