Gor Mahia to unveil Portuguese Pinto as new head coach

VIACliff Riang'a
Written By: Cliff Riang'a

Gor Mahia are on the brink of unveiling Carlos Manuel Vaz Pinto as their new head coach, ahead of their next league and continental assignment.

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The Portuguese has previously handled Hearts of Oak(Ghana) and St. Georges FC(Ethiopia), and is expected to land in the country to finalize the deal.

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Speaking to KBC Online sports, Secretary General Sam Ochola confirmed the same: “Yes, it’s true, Pinto will land in the country any time from now to sign as our new head coach.”

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Gor Mahia have been operating without a substantive head coach since Robert Oliveira was barred by CAF due to a problem with his coaching badges and, sought permission to travel back home last month.

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They had to recruit Sammy Omollo as a stand in coach for their continental ties, as assistant coach Patrick Odhiambo took charge of league fixtures.

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The 46-year-old Pinto holds a UEFA Pro license.

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