Substitutes Oliver Maloba and John Ndirangu came off the bench to score winning goals for Gor Mahia against AFC Leopards in the Mashemeji diaspora final match at the Sportpesa Super Cup tournament.
The Sunday final at Uhuru stadium in Dar Es Salam, Gor Mahia registered 3-0 victory over Leopards, the similar margin at the first leg of Kenya Premier league (KPL).
Now the champions await English Premier League side Everton on July 13th at the National Stadium in Tanzania.
K’Ogalo’s Timothy opened the score 60th minute before substitutes Maloba (76) and Ndirangu sealed the victory for the green armies.
The 15 times KPL champions pocketed kshs 3 million while Ingwe managed a million bob
With three goals he scored in the tournament, Gor Mahia’s Meddie Kagere was awarded golden boot
Soon after the final whistle, Gor players paraded a banner written ‘Everton FC, see you soon in Dar’ in throwing down the gauntlet to the nine-time English champion as they celebrated their handsome victory.
AFC LEOPARDS SC
STARTING XI: Ian Otieno-16, Denis Sikhayi-30, Marcus Abwao-33, Joshua Mawira-19, Salim Abdalla-15, Ramadhan Yakub-3, Bernard Mang’oli-22, Duncan Otieno-26, Gilbert Fiamenyo-17, Allan Katerega-10, Vincent Oburu-25
SUBS: Gabriel Andika-18, Mike Kibwage-12, Samuel Ndung’u-24, Haron Nyakha-8, Andrew Tololwa-29, Marselus Ingotsi-7, Paul Kiongera-5, Edwin Mukolwe-1, Whyvonne Isuza-20
GOR MAHIA FC
STARTING XI: Fredrick Odhiambo- 1, Haron Shakava-18, Innocent Wafula-14, Wellington Ochieng-4, Joash Onyango-12, Philemon Otieno-30, Francis Kahata-8, Kenneth Muguna-10, Timothy Otieno-17, Meddie Kagere-22, George Odhiambo-25
SUBS: Shabaan Odhoji-16 (GK), Bernard Odhiambo-15, Mike Simiyu-33, Anthony Mbugua-27, Amos Nondi-11, Teddy Osoki-26, John Ndirangu-21, Oliver Maloba-28