K’Ogalo officially confirmed Oktay as the new coach for the next two and half years on Monday evening and the Turkish coach, who aided his assistant Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno in the past two matches against Nyasa Bullets and Bandari, hope to kick off his tenure at the club with a win.
Yes, the coach is different but Zedekiah (Otieno) is still there and the ideologies have not changed.
Nyasa Big Bullets miss a penalty kick on 88th minute as Gor Mahia assistant coach Zedekiah "Zico" Otieno is sent to the stands for protesting referee's decision.
He is expected to assist Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno in denying the Malawians a home win which will guarantee them a place in the next round.
Eight players; Philemon Otieno, Humphrey Mieno, Erisa Ssekisambu, Shafik Batambuze, Peter Odhiambo, Joash Onyango, Bernard Ondiek and Pascal Ogweno alongside interim coach Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno and team manager Jolawi Obondo left Monday morning.
Former Kenyan international defender Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno is currently holding brief until the new man takes charge.
We will make it official this week and give more details on his contract.” The rank fell vacant last month after Kerr threw in the towel, citing a better offer in South Africa hence leaving his assistant Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno to man the technical bench.
K’Ogalo’s interim coach Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno handed new signing Nicholas Kipkurui his debut but the diminutive striker was easily pocketed by the combative pair of Geoffrey Lemu and Tom Teka at the heart of Sharks’ defence.
Gor Mahia stand-in coach Zedekiah 'Zico' Otieno is hopeful his lead striker Jacques Tuyisenge will be fit for their crunch Caf Champions League preliminary round second leg away to Malawi's Nyasa Big Bullets at the Kamuzu Banda stadium, christened slaughterhouse, next Wednesday.
In all honesty, Zedekiah “Zico” Otieno’s charges looked disjointed in attack and Jacques Tuyisenge’s injury only made things worse for them.