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Nine-man Gor Mahia qualify for CAF Confed quarters after beating Angola’s Petro de Luanda

FOOTBALL By Waweru Titus | March 17th 2019
Gor Mahia players celebrate their goal against Petro Atletico of Angola during their CAF Confederation cup group D match at Kasarani Stadium on Sunday 17/03/19. [Boniface Okendo, Standard]

Nine-man Gor Mahia have qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals after beating Angola's Petro de Luanda 1-0 at Kasarani Stadium on Sunday night.

Gor’s talisman Jacques Tuyisenge scored the crucial goal from the penalty spot in the 57th minute after Francis Mustapha was brought down in the six-yard box in full flight as he charged towards the enemy’s goal.

Gor Mahia manager Hassan Oktay applauded the team despite a long spell of difficulty during the match.

"We have to congratulate the players for playing well despite being disadvantaged for a long spell. What we have achieved today as a team without football technology is fantastic and I'm proud if each and every one of my players,” said Oktay.

Gor Mahia Nicholas Kipkirui (R) and Eddie Afonso of Petro Atletico from Angola battle for ball possession during their CAF Confederation Cup group D match at Kasarani Stadium on Sunday 17/03/19. [Boniface Okendo, Standard]

 

Gor Mahia Starting 11

1. Peter Odhiambo
2. Philomon Otieno
3. Shafik Batumbuze
4. Haron Shakava
5.Charles Momanyi
6. Ernest Wendo
7 Boniface Omondi
8.Lawrence Juma
9. Jacques Tuyisenge
10.Nicholas Kipkirui
11. Francis Kahata

Substitutes
 

Shaban Odhoji
Joachim Oluoch
Geoffrey Ochieng
Francis Mustafa
George Berry
Dennis Oliech
Erissa Sseskisambu

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