Gor Mahia SG Ocholla accuses Chairman Rachier of impropriety

VIACliff Riang'a
Written By: Cliff Riang'a

Suspended Gor Mahia Secretary-General Sam Ocholla, has sensationally accused club Chairman Ambrose Rachier of financial impropriety.

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In a press rejoinder that he called after his decision to sign a deal, on behalf of the club, in regards to broadcasts rights; the SG accused Rachier and former club official Ronald Ngala of withdrawing 20M from the club’s account in the last two months for their own personal business.

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He further went on to state that the club has 4 accounts, operated by former club officials and that the current treasurer is not a signatory to any account.

Ocholla noted that the club is in dire financial straits owing to the chairman’s mismanagement: “Gor Mahia is in the red, as it has debts totaling to 120 million.” He said.

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He accused Rachier of using his title deeds to acquire loans in the name of the club last year.

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The SG insists that the letter he wrote to FKF is legal and remains standing, if anything he is waiting for funds from the federation to clear salary arrears.

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Gor Mahia is expected to leave the country for its Champions League clash against APR of Rwanda on Saturday. They have been embroiled in a series of tiffs on and off the pitch including the fact that they have to hire a stand in coach for the said match.


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