Nairobi City Stars went down 4-1 to Champions Gor Mahia in Kasarani on Sunday 17 September 2023 during a 2023-24 FKF Premier League matchday 3 league tie.
The home team led 3-0 at halftime with goals from Benson Omala’s brace, and Ronney Onyango.
In the second half, skipper Dennis Oalo slammed one home for City stars off a freekick by Dennis Wanjala but the game was to end 4-1 after Austin Odhiambo added one more for Gro Mahia.
In the game, City Stars handed premier league debuts to central midfielder Abuyeka Kubasu and flyer Robinson Asenwa, as well as a City Stars debut for stopper Sosthenes Idah.
Keeper Elvis Ochoro and center-back Wycliffe Omondi also got their first games against Gor Mahia.
Next up for City Stars is a home game against Nzoia Sugar on Saturday 23 September 2023, in Kasarani Annex starting at 3 p.m.
Gor Mahia: 35. Kevin Omondi, 88. Ronney Onyango, 2. Geoffrey Ochieng, 4. Joshua Onyango, 14. Kenedy Onyango, 3. Kevin Simiyu (40. Christopher Ochieng-86), 5. Rogers Mugisha, 8. Alpha Onyango, 22. Benson Omala (20. Ernest Wendo-86), 10. Austin Odhiambo (11. John Macharia-75), 27. Patrick Sibomana
Unused subs: 29. Caleb Otieno, 50. Paul Ochuoga, 15. Sylvester Owino, 24. Lawrence Ochieng, 21. Sydney Wahongo, 7. Bonface Omondi,
Coach: John Mckinstry
Nairobi City Stars: 13. Elvis Ochoro, 26. Dennis Wanjala, 15. Wycliffe Omondi, 4. Timothy Muganda (32. **Sosthenes Idah-46), 30. Rowland Makati, 25. Brian Mzee, 19. Vincent Owino (31. *Abuyeka Kubasu-75), 22. Samuel Kapen (5. Newton Ochieng-46), 10. Dennis Oalo-Captain, 9. Mohammed Bajaber (11. Andrew Kisilu-46), 20. Kelvin Etemesi (3. *Robinson Asenwa – 75)
Unused subs: 1. Edwin Mukolwe, 8. Calvins Masawa, 16. Elvis Noor, 17. Brain Mose
*Kenyan Premier League debut
**Nairobi City Stars debut
Coach: Nicholas Muyoti
Gor Mahia: 22. Benson Omala (10, 30), 88. Ronney Onyango (45), 10. Austin Odhiambo (71)
Nairobi City Stars: 10. Dennis Oalo (66)
Gor Mahia: 35. Kevin Omondi (88), 88. Ronney Onyango (90+)
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