Gor Mahia started the 2019-2020 Kenya Premier League on a brilliant note when they hammared Tusker by a score of 5-2 at Kisumu on Saturday
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Defending champions Gor Mahia started their campaign for a 19th Kenyan Premier League title with an emphatic 5-2 win over Tusker at Moi Stadium in Kisumu on Saturday.
The hotly contested match that attracted a sizeable crowd saw Gor Mahia score its first goal through Nicholas Kipkirui in the first half, before Kenneth Muguna, Boniface Omondi, Charles Momanyi added four more in the second half.
Tusker striker Boniface Muchiri scored both of his side’s goals.
Gor Mahia’s coach Steven Polack lauded his charges for the exemplary performance during the team’s opening match.
He acknowledged the few mistakes made in the first half that were, however corrected in the second half.
“I am proud of the game, my players have played well because the match was tough. It took us a while before changing to a physical game that had us score four more goals during the second half,” said coach Polack.