Gor Mahia strike down Zamalek 4-2 in Nairobi | Caf Confederations Cup
Dennis Oliech struck at the death as Gor Mahia registered a resounding 4-2 win over highly fancied Egyptian giants Zamalek in a hard fought Caf Confederations Cup group match on Sunday in Nairobi.
The former Harambee Stars captain’s 90th minute goal was the icing on the cake for the Kenyan champions’ impressive start to their campaign in the tournament’s group stages.
K’Ogalo were stretched the limit in a thrilling encounter at the Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani before bagging all three points in their opening Group D fixture.
Gor Mahia however got off to a nightmarish start to the match, conceding a soft goal after just seven minutes.
Full time: Gor Mahia 4-2 Zamalek
Scorers: Jacques Tuyisenge 25, 38, Nicholas Kipkirui 51, Dennis Oliech 90/ Ibrahim Hassan 7, 44
Yellow cards: Tarek Hamed 3 (Zamalek)/ Otieno 71 (Gor Mahia)
Zamalek: Mahmoud Genish, Hamdi Nagguez, Mahmoud Hamdi (Hazem Emam 84), Mahmoud Alaa, Abdallah Gomaa, Tarek Hamed, Ferjani Sassi, Ibrahim Hassan (Omar El-Said 61), Mahmoud “Kahraba” Abdel-Moneim (Hamid Ahaddad 58), Youssef Ibrahim, Khalid Boutaib
Venue: Misc Kasarani, Nairobi
Referee: Celso Alvacao