Written off at one point in the present domestic league campaign owing to a persistent poor form, Gor Mahia are back roaring – threatening to defend their title, and they can.
Like a bull, K’Ogalo is charging at the summit of the Kenyan Premier League log, and it appears there’s not stopping the record 19-time champions.
The 1987 Caf Winners’ Cup victors have won six of their last recent games, including Wednesday’s 1-0 triumph over a stubborn Mathare United at Ruaraka Grounds, making them the most in-form team in the league at the moment.
With a game to spare, Gor Mahia on 34 points at position four, are just five points away from table leaders KCB FC, who also managed 1-0 victory over newbies Bidco FC in the other game of the day.
On Tuesday, Tusker FC, who were the log leaders, shockingly fell to Posta Rangers by a goal to nothing, blowing open the title race.
AFC Leopards 2-2 draw at Sofapaka further cracked wide the race for this season’s title.
Gor Mahia have won the last three KPL titles, and are now firmly in contention for a fourth straight glory.
The coach Vas Pinto’s charges are also in the final of the domestic cup where their arch rivals AFC Leopards await.