Gor Mahia in Africa

2014 CAF Champions League

First Round

1st Leg (Nairobi)

Gor Mahia 2    Esperance 3

Gor Mahia’s first goal came via a penalty scored by  Dan Sserunkuma.

The penalty came Kevin Omondi made a mazy run from the left flank and was fouled.

The second goal was header from Haron Shakava.

However Gor Mahia gifted Esperance 3 goals due to basic defensive errors.

Shakava soared above Esperance to score

2nd Leg (Tunis)

Gor Mahia 0    Esperance 5

Gor Mahia were quite simply overwhelemed

 Esperance were a class above in terms of tactics, technique, skill and savvy,

Esperance had a budget that is 18 times the size of Gor Mahia’s budget and it showed on the field.

Preliminary Round

2nd Leg (Bitam):

Gor Mahia 0    US Bitam 1

Gor Mahia won 4-2 on penalties

Jerim Onyango was the hero of the day. He saved a penalty during the run of play and saved two more penalties during the shootout.

1st Leg (Nairobi):

Gor Mahia 1 US Bitam 0 (Dan Sserunkuma (pen) )

Bitam were coached by Cameroun legend Francois Omam Biyik. The match was evenly balanced as both teams threatened. However it was Gor Mahia who broke through a penalty by Dan Sserunkuma.

Sserunkuma in action against US Bitam at Nyayo
In the return leg, the referee was utterly biased against Gor Mahia
Owino “Calabar” was given his marching orders
Rama Salim lost his cool with the referee
Jerim Onyango saves a penalty in the shootout
Jerim celebrates after saving a penalty and winning the shootout
Gor Mahia celebrate after eliminating US Bitam

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