Gor Mahia’s Brazilian tactician Ze Maria has been a man besieged for the past two months or so. But relieves a coaches pressure than winning a derby. It also helps that the gap between Gor Mahia and leader’s Tusker went from 6 points to 4 points. And with three matches. left, Gor Mahia havea shot at the title. For the time being at least, Gor Mahia fans have put aside their lack of faith in the former Gor Mahia international.
Ze Maria for his part praised the players and credited the win to the good preparations that the team had this week.
“It was a great performance for the team and I congratulate them. We wanted to win the match and to get maximum points which we did. The players were focused and we also prepared well this week where we tried different things so the guys did well and I am very happy for the win from the match,” he stated to supersport.com
Gor Mahia were the better side throughout the game and created numerous chances coming close several times with players like Blackberry, Tuyisenge and Kagere. Youngster Eric Ouma was arguably man of the match, completely bottling the AFC attacker Buko whiule making numerous forays upfront. His well weighted cross found Agwanda in perfect position to score.
Skipper and long serving defender Musa Mohamed also thought that Gor Mahia deserved the win as he praised his team-mates.
“The game was very tough and I want to congratulate my teammates we fought so hard today and got a result we deserved although it was not easy, Tusker drawing gives us hope, we now have a chance to win title and we will fight till the final day he said to futaa.com
Musa also stressed the need for Gor Mahia to find consistency in order to have any chance at winning.
“It is true we’ve been inconsistent this season but I believe we can win our remaining games. If we play like we played against Leopards then I believe we will win our remaining matches” he continued