Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions Gor Mahia matched into quarter finals of the ongoing CECAFA Kagame Cup played on Thursday evening in Tanzania.
The 16 time winners defeated Djibouti’s Ports 2-0 in their last pool B in a must win match following their two draws in the opening fixture.
Philemon Otieno ans Charles Momanyi netted for the two time Sportpesa Super Cup champions.
The KPL table leaders registered a back to back draws against Rwanda’s Rayon Sports, who are in the same group in the Confederation Cup and Burundi’s Lydia Ludic.
Heading into the match against Ports, Gor needed a win at all costs to guarantee themselves a place in the quarters after back to back draws.
Otieno scored his second goal in the tournament from the edge of the box after quarter of an hour with a low shot that found the keeper off his feet.
Momanyi then cemented the win before half time with a simple header inside the box.
Gor finished top of the group on five points on account of goal difference with Rayon coming in second also with five points after beating Lydia Ludic 3-1