Gor Mahia play Nyasa Big Bullets in the second leg of Caf Champions League preliminary round match at Kamuzu Stadium, Blantrye.
Earlier, Gor Mahia’s assistant coach Zedekiah Zico Otieno was sent to the stands after he protested strongly the decision to award their hosts a penalty kick in the dying minutes of second half.
However, Nyasa found themselves chasing the game when Miracle Gabeya’s kick was saved and Gor responded with Humphrey Mieno, Boniface Omondi and skipper Harun Shakava converting.
Prior to kick off, Gor made three changes from the squad which started in Nairobi with Oluoch replacing Peter Odhiambo between the posts while Samuel Onyango and Francis Mustafa were deployed in places of injured Kenneth Muguna and Jacques Tuyisenge.
The Wednesday match came in the backdrop of a 1-0 loss to Kariobangi Sharks in the KPL Super Cup on Sunday, December 2.
Gor will put their 1-0 win in line against Malawi’s Nyasa Bullets in the Champions League while Sharks carry a massive five-goal advantage to Djibouti when they take on Solar Arta 7 in the Confederations Cup.
Hassan Oktay has urged Gor Mahia players to complete the job by locking out Nyasa Big Bullets in their Caf Champions League prelimnary round return leg set for Wednesday afternoon at Kamuzu Stadium, Blantyre.
Kenya Premier League side, Kariobangi Sharks on Sunday afternoon, December 2 defeated champions Gor Mahia 1-0 at Kasarani stadium to lift the KPL Super Cup.
Oktau has been in the country for the last one and a half weeks and was on the stands during Gor Mahia’s Super Cup clash loss to Kariobangi Sharks.
Golden Arrows converted two penalties within four minutes and then defended resolutely to edge Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 while Highlands Park won 2-0 at home against Cape Town City.
Gor Mahia chairman Ambrose Rachier believes that his side has what it takes to dim Nigeria’s Lobi Stars in their Champions League first round tie.