Oktay made his touchline debut on December 5 in Blantyre as K’Ogalo lost 1-0 to Malawi side Nyasa Big Bullets in the Caf Champions League preliminary round second leg but advanced to the first round 4-3 on post-match penalties to set a date with Nigerian outfit Lobi Stars in Nairobi this Sunday.
Though he was on the touchline during the CAF Champions League preliminary round return tie away to Nyasa Big Bullets in Malawi and last weekend’s 2-1 loss away to Bandari, Oktay will be officially in charge of the team on Wednesday when they take on Zoo Kericho at Kasarani.
He took charge of the team during their CAF Champions League preliminary round return tie against Malawi’s Nyasa Big Bullets in Blantyre and was also on the touchline when the side lost to Bandari in Mombasa on Saturday.
Hassan Oktay (Gor Mahia) The Turkish-Cypriot made his touchline bow for Gor Mahia in the Caf Champions League preliminary round return leg away to Malawi giants Nyasa Big Bullets on Wednesday as the record Kenyan champions progressed to the first round of the first tier inter-club competition.
Gor lost 1-0 to Sharks in the KPL Super Cup last weekend and then suffered a similar defeat at the hands of Malawi's Nyasa Big Bullets in the Caf Champions League in Blantyre on Wednesday.
They will be fresher for the tie compared to Gor who only returned to Nairobi on Thursday night from their CAF Champions League first round assignment against Malawi’s Nyasa Big Bullets in Blantyre and have had only a day to rest and recover.
Gor Mahia dismissed Malawian champions Nyasa Big Bullets while Lobi Stars eliminated Cameroon’s USM de Loum in preliminaries.
Gor Mahia first choice goalkeeper Boniface Oluoch was the hero as his two penalty saves inspired his side to a 4-3 post match penalties win against Nyasa Big Bullets in Kamuzu Stadium, Blantyre.
Related Content LIVE: Gor Mahia takes on Nyasa Big Bullets in Caf tie The result seemed harsh to the Malawians who had dominated the proceedings from start to finish with Gor Mahia clearly missing the services of potent striker Jacques Tuyisenge, his Ivorian Partner Ephrem Ghuikan and Kenyan midfield maestro Francis Kahata who sat out of this match for various reasons.
Gor Mahia play Nyasa Big Bullets in the second leg of Caf Champions League preliminary round match at Kamuzu Stadium, Blantrye.