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Gor Mahia complete signing of teenage sensation striker Omalla and Goalkeeper Samuel Njau

Last updated 4 months ago | By Odero Charles

Kisumu Day student and Western Stima teenage striker Benson Omala after being awarded KPL Player of ther Month for December. [Washington Onyango, Standard]

Gor Mahia have confirmed the signing of teenage sensation striker Benson Omalla Ochieng and goalkeeper Samuel Njau.

K'Ogallo announced the signing of the 17-year-old on Monday and he has signed a five -year contract with the club from Western Stima FC.

“Former Western Stima forward Benson Omalla joins Gor Mahia on a five-year deal contract. The teen prodigy burst into the limelight last season as he top-scored for Western Stima, scoring nine league goals that included a sensational hat-trick against Zoo FC in December,” Gor Mahia confirmed on their official website.

“Omalla will be following in the footsteps of captain Kenneth Muguna who has met huge success after joining the Gor Mahia from the Kisumu Club.”

Omalla became the youngest player to win the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Player of the Month Award when he was crowned the best of December 2019.

Omalla, a form four student at Kisumu Day High School, was also in the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom All-Star team that went to Spain last year after emerging top scorer in Nyanza regional contest.

Gor Mahia also annouced the signing of Goalkeeper Samuel Njau from Western Stima on a three-year deal contract, according to the club's website.

 Njau previously turned out for Sony Sugar and horned his skills earlier at Ligi Ndogo. 

 Njau will fight it out with veteran Boniface Oluoch and another new signing Levis Opiyo for the number one spot.

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