Nairobi City Stars rallied from a goal down to see off host Gor Mahia 3-1 in their 18th and the final pre-season match played at Nyayo National Stadium on Sunday 13 November 2022.
Gor Mahia led 1-0 at halftime from a Lloyd Kavuchi goal in the 15th minute when City Stars failed to clear a free kick.
City Stars turned the game around when Peter Opiyo buried a penalty earned after substitute Vincent Jamaica‘Otieno’s fierce shot was handled in the box.
Six minutes later, Jamaica sent City Stars ahead with a clever goal beating Gor keeper Caleb Omondi at the far post with a dinking shot.
With four minutes left, a low assist into the box by Samuel Kapen was tapped in by another substitute Newton Toni Ochieng for the game to end 3-1.
The game followed on a Tuesday game against Koteen FC in Ngong Vapor that ended 0-0.
Gor Mahia: Caleb Omondi, Boniface Odhiambo, Enock Wanyama (Philemon Otieno-46), oshua Onyango, Gilbert Otieno, John Ochieng (Dennis Nganga-46), Boniface Omondi, John Macharia, Benson Omalla, Peter Lwasa, Lloyd Khavuchi
Unused Subs: Boniface, Bryson Jerome, Evans Omollo, Ernest Wendo, Parmenas Ochola, Austine Odhiambo, Albert Owuor
Coach: Jonathan McKinstry
City Stars: 16. Jacob Osano, 14. Rowland Makati, 6. Ronney Kola, 25. Kenedy Onyango, 28. Herit Mungai, 2. Elvis Noor Ojiambo (18. Clifford Ouma-83), 10. Peter Opiyo (30. Anthony Kimani-72), 21. Oliver Maloba (15. Newton Ochieng-66), 22. Samuel Kapen, 20. Kelvin Etemesi (17. Daniel Odhiambo-66), 32. Ezekiel Odera (9. Vincent Otieno-66)
Unused subs: 1. Elvis Ochoro, 23. Steve Njunge, 25. Dennis Wanjala, 12. Edwin Buliba, 4. Elly Osotsi, 11. Andrew Kisilu,
Out: 5. Timothy Muganda, 7. Pius Omachi, 31. Mohammed Bajaber (all injured)
Coach: Nicholas Muyoti