Hat-trick hero Ssekisambu benched as Oktay names squad for Douala clash


Hat-trick hero Ssekisambu benched as Oktay names squad for Douala clash

In Summary

  • Forward Erisa Ssekisambu who bagged a hat-trick in Gor Mahia's midweek league clash against Mount Kenya United starts from the bench as head coach Hassan Oktay named a strong squad to battle New Star de Douala beginning 5pm(EAT) in Yaounde.
  • Gor need a draw of any kind to sail through to the group stage of the Caf-Confederation Cup.

Forward Erisa Ssekisambu who bagged a hat-trick in Gor Mahia’s midweek league clash against Mount Kenya United starts from the bench as head coach Hassan Oktay named a strong squad to battle New Star de Douala beginning 5pm(EAT) in Yaounde.

Gor need a draw of any kind to sail through to the group stage of the Caf-Confederation Cup.

In the meantime, goalie Boniface Oluoch will man the goal-posts ahead of Fredrick Odhiambo, while Philemon Otieno, Shafik Batambuze, Joachim Oluoch and Charles Momanyi have been entrusted to man the back-line.

They face a Herculean task of ensuring the defence is not breached as K’Ogalo chase for the Ksh. 27 million on offer, should they prevail.

Burly Ernent Wendo and Boniface Omondi will partner in the midfield as creative brain Francis Kahata, Lawrence Juma, Mustafa Francis and Jacques Tuyisenge complete the formation.

Gor carry a slender 2-1 advantage from the first leg meeting in Nairobi.

Starting XI

1. Boniface Oluoch
2. Philemon Otieno
3. Batambuze Shafik
4. Joachim Oluoch
5. Charles Momanyi
6. Ernest Wendo
7. Boniface omondi
8. Lawrence Juma
9. Jacques Tuisenge
10. Mustafa Francis
11. Francis Kahata
Reserves
12. Fredrick Odhiambo
13. Wellington Ochieng
14. Pascal Ogweno
15. Cercidy Okeyo
16. George Odhiambo
17. Benard Ondiek
18. Erisa Ssekisambu
Technical bench
1. Hasan Oktay Coach
2. Zedekiah Otieno deputy coach
3. Jolawi Obondo Tm
4. Willis Ochieng Gk trainer

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