Kenya premier league champions Gor Mahia will face Esperance of Tunisia Sunday in the first round, first leg of the CAF champions league at the Rades stadium in Tunis.
KO’galo will miss the service of defender Godfrey Walusimbi who did not travel with the team due to unexplained reasons.
— 🏆 – GOR MAHIA FC (@OfficialGMFC) March 16, 2018
Walusimbi was among the final 21 players named by coach Dylan Kerr for the assignment after strikers Kevin Omondi and Ephraim Guikan were dropped owing to injuries.
Gor Mahia squad: Meddie Kagere, Boniface Omondi, Charles Momanyi, Jacques Tuyisenge, Wesley Onguso, Francis Kahata, Samuel Onyango, Haron Shakava, Joakim Oluoch, Shaban Odhonji, Philemon Otieno, Boniface Oluoch and Earnest Wendo.
Others are; Lawrence Juma, George Odhiambo, Bernard Ochieng, Humphrey Mieno, Cercidy Okeyo, Godfrey Walusimbi and Joash Onyango.
K'OGALO GO FOR NOTHING SHORT OF QUALIFICATION IN TUNISIA:
Venue for Gor, @ESTuniscom was changed to Sun 18/3/18. Even with challenges, the Kenyan Champs left for Tunisia confident with Coach Dylan Kerr saying, "We will look for an away goal to complicate the Tunisian game." pic.twitter.com/yiWK0PPNVK
— Ministry Of Sports, Culture & Heritage (@moscakenya) March 16, 2018
Meanwhile, eight Kenyan premier league matches are on card this weekend. Nzoia Sugar will face Zoo FC at the Sudi Stadium while Vihiga United welcomes Bandari FC at the Mumias Complex.
Thika United take on Kariobangi sharks at the Thika Municipal stadium. Tomorrow, Sofapaka will square it out with Tusker FC at the Machakos Stadium as Sony Sugar host Mathare united at the Awendo stadium.
Wazito FC will play Nakumatt fc at the Camp Toyoyo, Posta Rangers will be in Nakuru to face Ulinzi stars at the Afraha stadium while AFC Leopards will battle it out against Kakamega Homeboyz at the Machakos Stadium.