Gor Mahia has trounced Uganda’s Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) 4-2 in an international friendly played at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru.
New signing Humphrey Mieno scored the opener for the opener for the green Army in the 32nd minute.
Boniface Omondi and George Odhiambo added more goals as the reigning Kenyan champions took control of the match.
The visitors pulled two goals back in the dying minutes of the match.
‘Kogallo’ used the match to test their new signings, midfielder Humphrey Mieno, Cersidy Lumumba, Charles Momanyi, Kenyan international Samuel Onyango and Ivorian Ephrem Guikan.
The team is set to play three key matches before the season kicks off and the match against the Ugandans was their first assignment before facing GOtv champions AFC Leopards in the Super Cup, which will be the curtain raiser for the new season.
Gor Mahia will open their league campaign with a match against Nakumatt FC at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos before shifting their focus to the Africa Champions league where they will face Equatorial Guinea champions Leones Vegetarianos next month.
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Meanwhile, a late penalty miss by Quinto Ongo saw Impala RFC win their first Ngong Road Derby in 3 years with a 10-8 win over their hosts Kenya Harlequin in a match day six Kenya Cup fixture played at the RFUEA Grounds.
Impala scored two tries through Ian Minjire and Ishmael Mokaya while Quins got a try from Eric Shikuku and a penalty by Aaron Oforywoth.
At the Nairobi Railyway Club, defending champions KCB handed Mwamba their fifth loss of the season after beating them 27-15.
KCB Team Manager Ronnie Owino said that his squad had to work harder in the second half