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Gor Mahia players celebrate with the trophy after winning the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru County. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO
Gor Mahia players celebrate with the trophy after winning the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru County. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO
A rampant Gor Mahia completely dominated Tanzania champions Simba SC, winning the SportPesa Super Cup 2-0 in an explosive final at Afraha Stadium on Sunday.

A rampant Gor Mahia completely dominated Tanzanian champions Simba SC, winning the SportPesa Super Cup 2-0 in a one-sided clash at Afraha Stadium on Sunday.

Victory for Gor Mahia saw them booking a date with English Premier League side Everton in next month’s friendly match at Goodison Park.

The lethal pair of Meddie Kagare and Jacques Tuiyesenge did all the damage with clinical strikes either side of the break for K’Ogalo.

Gor Mahia's Meddie Kagere (right) celebrates his goal against Simba SC with Humphrey Mieno during the final of the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO
Gor Mahia’s Meddie Kagere (right) celebrates his goal against Simba SC with Humphrey Mieno during the final of the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO

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Gor Mahia drew first blood in the 6th minute when Kagere spun and struck from Tuiyesenge’s sumptuous delivery.

Ten minutes after halftime Humphrey Mieno turned provider for Tuiyesenge who stretched to toe poke the ball past a stranded Simba goalkeeper.

 Gor Mahia fans celebrate their team's victory over Simba in the final of the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO
Gor Mahia fans celebrate their team’s victory over Simba in the final of the SportPesa Super Cup at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO

Gor Mahia, who won the tournament with seven goals scored and none conceded, pocketed Sh 3 million while the losing finalists Simba, who failed to score a single goal in open play in the three matches they competed in, took home Sh 1 million.

Kagere, who finished as the tournament’s top scorer with four goals for K’Ogalo, was awarded the Golden Boot trophy, while goalkeeper Shaban Odhonji took home the Golden Glove for keeping three clean sheets.

About the author

STEVE OMONDI

STEVE OMONDI

Steven Omondi is a sub-editor at Nairobi News who has previously worked for The Standard and The People Daily as a sports writer and sub editor. In 2017, he was the runner-up Sports Journalist of the Year in the Media Council of Kenya’s Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA).
An avid reader of books and literary works, several of his book reviews have been published on the Saturday Nation.
He is also a keen social commentator who writes the occasional opinion on Daily Nation’s op-ed pages. Omondi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication (First Class Honours) degree from Mount Kenya University.



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