Gor Mahia have not taken the foot off the accelerator pedal. They continued their brilliant run with a 2-0 win over tough Chemelil Sugar. Timothy Otieno and Kenneth Muguna, both of whom had brilliant games in the mashemeji derby, were both on target.
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The host started off more intent and took only ten minutes to find the breakthrough.
Timothy Otieno latched on a well weighted pass from George Odhiambo before tucking a low effort beneath an onrushing Jairus Adira.
The team almost went 2-0 up ten minutes later as Meddie Kagere forced Adira to a fine save from a low drive in 22nd minute.
The wait for a second was to end after series of two corner which Miller’s rear guard proved up to task with.
Muguna doubles lead
It finally came as Kenneth Muguna reacted quickest to stab home after Adira had spilled a low drive from Innocent Wafula in to his path.
For a second time running, Gor were forced to a first half change as Timothy’s involvement was cut short with an injury sustained in build up to his goal.
The striker was replaced by Oliver Maloba at turn of the 36th minute mark
Chemelil’s only effort at goal in the half saw with MUstapaha Adebayo forcing a speculative strike sail over Boniface Oluoch bar.
The second half saw a handful of clear-cut chances worked out with Miller coming close form a left wing delivery that flashed across Oluoch’s post with nolone to turn home.
Gor on their part looked dangerous from a deployed Innocent Wafula, who plied the right flank as starter ahead of Karim Nizigiyimana.
The Ugandan and his compatriot walusimbi combined for a 70th minute effort that was however thwarted as latter saw his shot blocked.
Trailing took a slight tweaking edge going forward with Laban Gambareko inclusion aiding their forward surge.
The team will however left to contend with a defeat on away grounds with two goals conceded for the first time this season wrapping up their second loss of the season
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Starting X1: Boniface Oluoch, Innocent Wafula Musa Mohammed, Joash Onyango, Ernest Wendo, Wellington Ochieng, Kenneth Muguna, Francis Kahata , Godfrey Walusimbi, George Odhiambo, Meddie Kagere,
Subs: Shaban Odhoji, Karim Nzigiyimana, Oliver Maloba, Anthony Mbugua Amos Nondi, Philemon Otieno, Uyoga Jeconia
Chemelil Starting XI: Jairus Adira, Willis Ouma, Yusuf Suf, Smith Ouko, James Omino, David ojwang, Hillary Echesa, Victor Majid, Mustapha Adebayor, Morris Wandera
Subs: Daniel kiptoo, Himidu Kwizera, Benjamin Okech, Oyugi, Laban Gambereko Moses Osure Anthony Chingwa