On the 13th of January 2024, Gor Mahia took a significant step towards securing the top spot in the league after defeating Sharks. The crucial win was sealed by Christopher Ochieng’s goal in the 91st minute. This victory gave Gor Mahia a ten-point lead over second-placed Bandari in the standings.
The match seemed destined to end in a frustrating draw, but Ochieng, who came on as a substitute in the 64th minute, had other plans. He unleashed a powerful strike in the dying moments of the game, securing the win for Gor Mahia and further solidifying their dominance in the league.
Gor Mahia’s head coach, McKinstry, expressed his delight with the performance. He emphasized the importance of taking shots at goal instead of persistently dribbling to create scoring opportunities. McKinstry also praised the team for displaying resilience in the face of numerous fouls committed by Shark players. Overall, he expressed the team’s satisfaction with the result.
This victory not only extends Gor Mahia’s lead at the top of the table but also highlights their ability to seize opportunities and maintain composure under pressure.