Gor Mahia head coach Manuel Vaz Pinto is confident ahead of the “Mashemeji” derby to be played on Sunday 7th February 2021 at Moi Sports Center – Kasarani.
It will be his first meeting anf he believer his side will carry the day.
“We will try to lock up the spaces as we look for the same in our opponents and utilise them because that is what counts in a game for one to win,” Pinto said.
The Portuguese tactician expressed confidence and louded the team spirit during training sessions.
“Our preparations started on Tuesday and our main goal when we started was the recovery of players after the Sunday game as we worked on tactical aspects,” he added.
AFC Leopards are without a win against K’Ogalo since 2016 but they are heading into the Premier League showdown buoyed by three consecutive wins.
Ingwe tactical approaches has not been effective enough against K’ogalo, conceding 19 goals with only 4 goals in their basked since 2016.
AFC Leopard chairman Dan Shikanda believes they will stop the K’Ogalo dominance in the “Mashemeji” derby this time around.
“I can say proudly we are on top of them on the table after playing an equal number of matches [eight],”
The kick-off time will be at 3.00 p.m.