Record Kenyan champions Gor Mahia have promoted three Youth team players into the senior squad ahead of the 2019/2020 season start.
Alphonce Omija (central defender), Caleb Omondi (goalkeeper) and Samuel Osoo (Striker) have been instrumental in Gor Mahia Youth’s splendid run in the Football Kenya Federation National Division II Eastern Zone league that concludes in a matter of days with K’Ogalo juniors on the summit.
The trio already linked up with senior team for preseason training after signing long term contracts with the club.
Omija is a central defender who joined the Youth side at the start of 2019 after featuring for the national Under 17 team. The 18 year-old has penned a six-year contract and will gain priceless experience under the tutelage of the esteemed first team technical staff and mingling in training with internationally acclaimed defenders at the club.
Caleb Omondi on the other hand has been the Youth team’s safe pair of hands since 2018 and graduates to compete for starting place in the senior team with the likes of Boniface Oluoch and Fredrick Odhiambo. Omondi stood tall in the inaugural Chapa Dimba na Safaricom where the team cleared all hurdles but stumbled in the final.
Also promoted to the senior team is scoring machine Samuel Osoo. The 19 year-old netted thirty goals in the 2018/2019 season with five goals coming in his last two games. Osoo is versatile and can play out wide when called upon.
Osoo and Omondi have also penned six year contracts with Gor Mahia Football Club. Gor Mahia wishes the trio all the best as they begin fresh challenges.