Midfielder Benard Ondiek has parted ways with Gor Mahia after his contract expiry. The midfielder joined K’Ogalo on January 3, 2018, and has been instrumental in many games one being a solitary goal against Nyasa Big Bullets in an entertaining CAF Confederation match played at Moi Sports Center – Kasarani on November 28, 2018. (Read Ondiek grabs late winner as Gor Mahia beat Big Bullets)
A former Western Stima player who replaced Anthony Mbugua who was released by the club. He was part K’Ogalo banter team “Wakulima” meant to handle AFC Leopards after sequence humiliation by K’Ogalo. The group assembled and named the second Gor Mahia would then tread their Arch-Rivals with little mercy, scoring and celebrating goals.
His abrupt departure has caught many K’Ogalo followers by surprise and no Gor Mahia official has contacted him on the renewal of his contract.
“I am currently a free agent after leaving Gor Mahia. I had hoped to renew my deal with the team after the current ran down but nothing was forthcoming from the management”, Ondiek said during the interview.
“I enjoyed my stay with the team. We won and lost together and it’s an experience that will forever stay with me. I want to thank them for giving me the opportunity to represent this great club and wish them all the best in the new season.”, the nidfielder added.
During his three year stint at Gor Mahia, Ondiek won the Kenyan Premier league thrice, One Super Cup title and was a key member for the team in CAF games under the tutelage of Hassan Oktay.