Record Kenyan champions Gor Mahia meets for the first time in the new FKF Premier League at Nyayo Stadium this evening .
Both teams kick-off had been temporarily delayed due to their stand on the StarTimes broadcasting rights deal with the Football Kenya Federation (FKF).
Gor Mahia sturning performance during CAf Champions League encounter with APR are eager to face and showcase thair always rival in the famous “sirkal” banter clash.
Gor assistant coach Patrick Odhiambo has laid down batter plan to engage in this vital opener and believes the team will deliver positive result.
“We are well prepared and ready for the match. We are focused and looking forward to starting the season on a high note. We are going for nothing short of a victory,” Odhiambo told Standard Sports.
“Why should we be worried about the Ulinzi Stars’ approach? Yes, every team that is playing in the topflight football deserves respect, but that doesn’t mean we are afraid or worried of them.”
Gor has had rhe better part of the army side, winning 2-0 in their first encounter back in April 1993 (goals courtesy of Mike Otieno and James Atuto)
The match to be played on Jamhuri day kickes-off at 4:00 p.m.