With the CAF Champions League match against Aigle Noire approaching, it is worth taking a trip down memory lane to recall the last time Kogalo played a Burundian side. But 1983 was such an eventful year that it is worth remembering the peaks and valleys that beset Gor Mahia in that epic year.
Key signings: Far left David Ochieng and Abdallah Shebe (with ball) teamed up with Gideon Hamisi (centre)
1983 CECAFA Cup
A poor start to the 1983 season
The Vital O Fiasco
Chairman Mbori was under pressure
The arrival of Len Julians
At Bata Stadium Limuru before beating Bata Bullets 4-0
Backrow: Shebe,Zangi, Makamu, Bassanga,Aziki, Charles Otieno,Vigo,Jogoo,Jerry Imbo Front Row: Okello Kolobot, Enock, Solo, Janabi, Nick Okoth, Hezborn, Pierre, Kamoga
Enock Obwaka, Peter Ochieng Pierre and Gideon Hamisi
Mashemeji derby First leg
1983 KNFL Second Leg
Gor Mahia vs Norwich City
Zangi (left) seen here in later years, scored twice against Norwich City
Mashemeji derby second leg
Sammy Onyango scored in almost every mashemeji derby he played
End of the 1983 season.
Hezborn Omollo was the second leading scorer in the 1983 KNFL
Final Standings in 1983
1983 Post Season
Only Bob Ogolla and Bassanga were in the Stars starting line-up. Austin was left out altogether
One thought on “1983: The last time Gor Mahia played a Burundian side”
How nostalgic and rich history of Gor Mahia.
Thanks so MUCH admin.