Gor Mahia will take on Wazito FC a they return to the domestic league. The match will be played at Machakos on Wednesday. In addition to the league, Kogalo will use the match to build up for their return leg against SuperPort United.
Coach Dylan Kerr knows that his side holds a slim lead against the South African side. But defending such a slim lead is not in the cards for Kogalo
“This (win) is not enough. We came up against a very different side but we have to go there with a positive attitude, the way we did in Esperance,” Kerr said in a post-match interview.
Kogalo will however have to play without defensive midfielder Ernest Wendo who has been suspended due to multiple yellow cards.
“He is a big loss to the team but we still have great players who have what it takes to fill in his shoes. We have a match against Wazito FC (on Wednesday) which we will use to see who is best placed to replace Wendo,” Kerr Citizen Sports.
Supersport coach Kaitano Tembo, who celebrated the narrow loss on Sunday, is confident that his side will overturn the 1-0 deficit.
“I mean take nothing away from them. A team that goes to Tunisia and loses 1-0 to Esperance is a formidable team and we can’t take them for granted. They worked hard and deserved the victory,” Tembo said after the match.
“They have a decent team and we have seen what they are all about today. They will be difficult to break down in the return leg but we are quite formidable at home and we will be able to get better results playing on a good pitch,” he told michezoafrika.
Tembo nevertheless thinks that Kogalo are a decent team.
Against Wazito Kogalo will be facing off against one of their former coaches Frank Ouna. His familiarity with Kogalo has given him confidence.
“This is a fight between David and Goliath, but I have a group of players who are very dedicated and that gives me confidence that we can deal with them (Gor),” Ouna said.
Wazito are currently in 12th place having won three games.