It’s a fact that K’Ogalo beats AFC anywhere, all the time!

I did a research on the Mashemeji derbies and found that whenever we have met with AFC Leopards in a final outside the country, K'Ogalo always came on top: 1980 in Malawi, 1985 in Sudan and now in Tanzania.

It's interesting to note that in all these times, K'Ogalo started the matches as underdogs.

On Sunday, whereas K'Ogalo came into this tournament in an enviable form, almost the whole Gor squad was made up of the second team and several youngsters.

Most of the first team and senior players were on international duty and they included players from Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya.

Three things were at stake in Tanzania, but top on the list was pride. There was the cash prize, a staggering Sh3million and a chance to play Everton next I wish Romelu Lukaku will be there to attempt goals past our goalkeeper Boniface Oluoch.

At the tournament, all eyes were on Meddie Kagere, the reliable K'Ogalo hitman, who is enjoying a fine form and Vincent Oburu, the young AFC striker, who double signed for both Gor and AFC earlier in the season, but has since settled for AFC.

Whereas he did not score, Meddie Kagere did well and was a thorn in the flesh of Ingwe's defence. He was the tournament's top scorer. Victor Oburu had one clear chance at goal, but failed to hit the target.

K'Ogalo won the match easily and had three to prove it. And who opened the scoring for K'Ogalo? Timothy Otieno!

He needed that goal so badly, if only to convince K'Ogalo fans that he is up to the task. Otieno, kindly avoid social media and listen to what the coaches tell you!

Congratulations to the team, as that's our third trophy this season and more are coming! I am two up against my sister Monica on Derby matters and still counting!

Please Ingwe, do not sack your new coach.

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