Gor Mahia in the Africa Champions League

Story by Muroro-Pacho
Milimani-Strathmore

As Gor Mahia prepare for their second leg encounter against US Bitam of Gabon, fans will be hoping that the club can overcome the below par performances that have plagued Gor Mahia and indeed all Kenyan teams in this competition. Indeed the African Champions league and its predecessor the Africa Champions cup have not been a happy hunting ground for Kenyan teams.

1969: Gor Mahia take on Ismailia of Egypt

Gor Mahia players after returning from Sudan. In this pic is legendary cabinet minister Ronald Ngala

1975: Abaluhya FC sabotages Gor Mahia’s participation

1977 Gor Mahia take on Mufulira Wanderers

1980: Gor Mahia takes on Horseed and Bendel Insurance

Andrew Obunga

1984: The Zamalek debacle

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Gor Mahia take on Highlanders of Zimbabwe in 1991

In this pic: Fred Awich, Tom Odhiambo and Tirus Omondi at the 1991 CECAFA cup in Tanzania where Gor Mahia topped their group but lost to Simba in the semis

1992: Gor Mahia beat Canon Yaounde

1994: Rematch with Zamalek

1996: Gor Mahia take on Dynamos

Gor Mahia players prior to playing Dyanamos: In this pic: Paul Ochieng, Pius Wamaya, Tom Ochieng & Joseph Owino

Gor Mahia fans will be hoping that 2014 exceeds 1992 which is to this date the club’s best ever performance in this tournament.

3 thoughts on “Gor Mahia in the Africa Champions League

  1. Joe Riaga

    Good trip down memory lane. Its true that in the 1990s , performance was hindered by poor organization. Its also true that under Len Julians with that squad GM may have conquered Africa.

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  2. Kassam Mwivangano

    Let the players and tech bench give their best without fear and undue pressure, with that you will silence those fancy talkers called usb.

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