Hassan Oktay named Coach of the month

Following their qualification into the quarterfinals of CAF Confederations cup, Gor Mahia head coach Hassan Oktay was named the best coach of the month of February.

Oktay guided Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions Gor Mahia to register four wins with a draw from the five.

Gor produced superb league performances in the month, defeating Vihiga United with a solitary goal before silencing AFC Leopards 2-0 in their subsequent match at the Moi Stadium Kasarani as they saw off 2009 champions Sofapaka 1-0 in their third match at Afraha Stadium before drawing against Western Stima in their fourth encounter at Kasarani.

K’ogalo defied a numerical disadvantage to edge Tusker 1-0 at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos in the final match of the month.

The Cypriot coach garnered 12 points in a poll conducted by an SJAK panel to beat Bandari tactician Bernard Mwalala who came second with 8 points.Mwalala who was voted the second best tactician in January had guided Bandari to four wins and a draw in the month.

Oktay becomes the third recipient of the award in the ongoing  2018-2019 season after Western Stima’s Paul Ogai and Mathare United’s Francis Kimanzi we’re decorated in December and January respectively.

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