Following their visit to Sudan, Gor Mahia will return home then travel to Uganda to play rising Ugandan side Onduparaka. The friendly against Al Hilal is set for Tuesday. According to goal.com, they will play Ondurapaka on February 2.
Onduparaka FC was formed in 2011 by a group of students who had just completed university. The team is based in Arua in Northwestern Uganda where they have a fanatical following. Onduparaka literally meaning ‘Sorghum stalks’ was taken from a village in
Their rise in Ugandan football has been lightning fast, going from the 5th tier and promoted to the Ugandan top tier in 2016. They are currently third in the standings.
Last year Kogalo were due to visit Uganda to play Sports club Villa but the tour was canceled.
Eric Johanna off to Sweden
Reports suggest that Eric Johanna, who has been the biggest transfer target for Gor Mahia, is off to Sweden where he will join Vasalund IF. Johanna had trials at the team last year. Vasalund IF plays in the Division 1 Norra which is Sweden’s third tier league behind the Allsvenskan and the second tier Superettan. Compatriot Olunga plays in the Allsvenskan for Djurgårdens IF.
According to Citizen Sports, Johanna will report to the Swedish side on January 23.
Meanwhile Eric Ouma has thanked Gor Mahia for helping him showcase his talent to European scouts.
“I say a big thank you to my fans in Kenya for the amazing support both at club and national team level. I say thank you to the Gor family for giving me the platform to showcase my ability and for my invaluable nurturing.” said Ouma in an interview on Citizen Radio