Kenya Premier League (Match Day 2):
Gor Mahia 4-0 Zoo Kericho
Gor Mahiaended their three-match losing streak with a 4-0 thrashing of Zoo FC to bounceback to winning ways in a Kenyan Premier League match played at the Kasarani Stadium on Wednesday.
Ivorian import Ephrem Guikan grabbed a brace in the game, scoring in the 1st and 16th minutes.
His second goal was from the spot after Samuel Onyango had been brought down inside Zoo’s box.
Onyango then scored the third in the 42nd minute.
Second half substitute Erisa Ssekambu added the fourth after expertly rounding off the goalkeeper Martin Elungati, another Ugandan to finish in an empty net.
The highly physical game saw both teams end with a man less.
Francis Kahata was sent off for Gor Mahia while Denis Kawanga was sent off for Zoo Kericho after a fight.
This was the first game in charge of Turkish coach Hassan Oktay for the K’Ogalo who fell 2-1 on the road away to Bandari in Mombasa.
Gor Mahia will now turn their focus to the Caf Champions League match against Lobi Stars of Nigeria, at the same stadium on Sunday.
Team Line Ups:
Gor Mahia XI:
Boniface Oluoch (G.K), Philemon Otieno, ShafikBatambuze, Haron Shakava, Pascal Ogweno, Ernest Wendo, Humphrey Mieno, Francis Kahata, Samuel Onyango, Francis Mustafa, and Ephrem Guikan
Zoo FC XI: Martin Elungat (G.K) Sindani Sabiri, Kawanga Dennis, Akiya Stanlaus, Gichana Geoffrey, Chetambe Danson, Ondati Kepha, Okoth Dominic, Newton Ondari, Odhiambo Bernard, and Omondi Kevin