Gor to face Everton on November 6 – Here’s what you need to know about the match

By Clement Wekulo: Thursday, September 13th 2018 at 11:50 GMT +3 | Football
Gor Mahia striker Jacques Tuyisenge (left), SportPesa Chief Marketing Officer Kelvin Twissa and Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr [Courtesy]

English Premier League side Everton will host Sportpesa Premier League giants Gor Mahia at Goodison Park on November 6 starting 10 pm.

Gor, 17-time KPL champions booked the trip to Liverpool after retaining the Sportpesa Super Cup following a 2-0 win over Tanzania’s Simba Sports Club in the final on  June 10 in Nakuru.

The clash will be historic as it will see an East African club play on English soil for the first time.

Tickets retail at £5 (Sh650) for adults and £1(Sh130) for Under-18 or over 65 years. According to Everton, all proceeds from the match will be chanelled towards charity. It will be a second meeting between the sides. On July 13, Gor lost 2-1 to Everton at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

Ahead of the exhibition match, Gor Mahia FC and Rwanda international striker, Jacques Tuyisenge, has warned Everton to brace for a tough test.

The SportPesa Premier League second highest top scorer (13 goals) has promised K’Ogalo fans a goal in the landmark clash.

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Gor were beaten 2-1 by Everton in a friendly played in Tanzania last year [Courtesy]

“We are hoping for a good result. We are aiming for victory,” he said. 

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