11 Dec 15

Long serving Gor Mahia assistant coach Bobby Ogolla has decided to step aside from the club. Ogolla who joined the club after taking over from Anaba Awono has been at the club for four years. In his playing days, Ogolla was a true legend and is still considered by many as the best central defender ever produced by Kenya. On behalf of Gor Mahia online supporters club, we would like to thank Bobby Legend for his years of service.

Additional reporting from goal.com

Ogolla confirmed to Goal on Thursday that he had decided to take a break from football and concentrate on ‘other issues’

Gor Mahia deputy coach John ‘Bobby’ Ogolla has quit after a successful season that saw the club finish 2015 league season unbeaten.

Ogolla confirmed to Goal on Thursday that he had decided to take a break from football and concentrate on ‘other issues’. “I have enjoyed my stay with Gor Mahia and would like to make it clear that I will not be part of the team next season.

“I enjoyed working with Gor Mahia players and was also happy to be part of the team that went 2015 league season unbeaten. I will always be there to support the team and will be available for any advice to the young players.”

Ogolla also thanked Gor Mahia fans for the support they accord the team. “K’Ogalo fans are the best in the region if not Africa. They support their team whole heartedly and I want to thank them for the support.”

The legendary Ogolla revealed that his contract with the club was to terminate on December 31. “My contract is supposed to end on December 31 but I have decided to make the decision so that I can plan for my future.

“I have informed club management of my intended move and so they are aware of it. I don’t need to be in Gor Mahia to serve in football. I will be open to other offers when good time comes.”

step aside after several years of distinguished service. On behalf of Gor Mahia online supporters club, we would like to thank Bobby for the work he has done.

Additional reporting from goal.com


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  • jathur gi ji says:

    Thanks JB, but how do just thank him with empty hands? What about a testimonial match whose prceeds all go to him?

  • jakoyo says:

    The technical bench have not been paid for three months. ….Bobby that’s a honourable decision.

  • George Okelo says:

    God bless Bobby

  • When ants are moving it starts with one.i foresee an exodus including players wth Boby leading the group.sad in deed

  • collins says:

    CNAPS madagascar come calling again….are we picking the call ama tuko mteja hapatikani?
    Recruitment haraka pap bwana, tujitayarisha mapema

  • jathur gi ji says:

    People are expecting good things at the team and blaming others but not providing solutions, who is this alternative angel who will work miracles. Come up with solutions, you all know where we have been these past two years

  • Odak says:

    Thanks legend ur a true army all the best

  • Andre Ocool says:


  • Dan Original says:

    Gor will be stronger next year than even this year.All the pessimists will be proved wrong as usual. The exodus, if there will be any, will be two sided. All we need is a lean teamto deliver next year

    • Jai says:

      Aucho leavin..Sahakava leavin..joinin the ever growin list of departures bein led by olunga n possibly kagere…we nid gud timely recruitment if we are to overcome!

      • osofia says:

        Its only simple why should people bit around the busy Just let the enire EC resign n go home after failing to relaunch elliotts bread n sickly stealling incomes from gormahia let them go. So as we get new people whose appetite for stealling is low. We need maguli like people. This Ec cannot change

  • collins says:

    Rachier, this club has taken alot of your resources to build. more than can be imagined. Why let it all crumble when it matters most? why? You have worked too, too hard. Why walili do you allow Kogallo to die when it matters so much now?

  • Erico Jarae says:

    Thank you BOBBY THE LEGEND OGOLLA for serving this club both as a player and as a coach we appreciate you.Please lets do what Jathur gi ji has suggested to appreciate our Brother for the good job done