Much had been said about Gor Mahia’s hectic fixture schedule that would see the Kenya Premier League defending champions play 5 games in 11 days. This was where many expected them to slip and maybe relinquish their stronghold of the Kenya Premier League title race.
Instead, Hassan Oktay’s men have collected maximum points from 3 those games but the sternest test for the Green Army will be on Monday afternoon. Just two days after seeing off Tusker in Machakos, they travel to Nakuru to face Ulinzi Stars at the Afraha Stadium.
The soldiers are unbeaten in their last 5 and always give Gor Mahia a run for their money. They have only lost once at home this season, to AFC Leopards, and will be buoyed by the fact that Gor Mahia’s congested fixture list has most of their players fatigued and carrying knocks.
A win for Gor Mahia would put them 7 points clear at the top of the table while three points for Ulinzi would see them move from 8th to 6th on the log with 39 points. The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw.