CAF Confederation Cup: Kenya’s Gor Mahia through to the next round!

Record Kenya premier league champions Gor Mahia have qualified for the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup after Sudanese side Al Ahly Merowe failed to honor the return leg.

Gor Mahia Fc players getting ready for Al Ahly

The two teams were scheduled to clash in Nairobi on Sunday, October 24, but CAF announced it had received an official letter informing it of Al Ahly Merowe’s withdrawal from the competition.

“Accordingly, we hereby inform you that the match is cancelled and that Gor Mahia have qualified for the 2nd Preliminary round of the competition,” CAF said in a statement.

Gor Mahia Fc in Egypt during the 1st round

Gor Mahia won the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup staged in Egypt 3-1, courtesy of goals from Samuel Onyango, Benson Ochieng and Jules Ulimwengu.

Currently Gor Mahia Fc sits in position seven with six points having played two games in the Kenyan top flight.

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