A Gor Mahia die hard fan singing the K’Ogalo anthem with passion. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAExperienced Davis Omweno, who officiated in 2014 FIFA World Cup as first assistant was the center referee of the clash that was a late-kick off in the double header.Center referee Davis Omweno in action. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor was entering the clash fresh from booking a first round ticket to the CAF Champions League where they will meet Espérance de Tunis while Kariobangi Sharks came to this encounter at the back of a 1-1 draw away to Chemelil Sugar.Kariobangi Sharks defender Pascal Ogweno dribbles the ball past Gor Mahia attacking midfielder Francis Kahata. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr made changes to his team, starting Philemon Otieno and Bernard Ondieki upfront as Samuel Onyango and Bernard Omondi ran either wing. His Kariobangi counterpart made changes in the goal after welcoming his first choice keeper John Oyemba.Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr issuing instructions to his charges during their KPL match against Kariobangi Sharks. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAKariobangi Sharks head William Muluya plotting Gor Mahia downfall. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAJust as has been their tradition since Kerr took charge last July, K’Ogalo started with immense pressure. In the sixth minute they had their first effort at goal, Guikan glancing a header wide from Samuel Onyango’s cross.Gor Mahia forward Ephraim Guikan reacts after a missed opportunity. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAHowever, in the 10th minute, Gor were wheeling away in celebration, roles changing from the first chance, after Guikan set up Onyango who slotted the ball past an on rushing Sharks custodian, Oyemba.Gor Mahia forward Samuel Onyango wheels away in celebration after scoring the opening goal during their Kenyan Premier League clash against Kariobangi Sharks on February 25, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluGor Mahia fans welcomed the opener that saw Gor take charge of the game.Gor Mahia fans following the match at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. Photo/RAYMOND MAKAHAYAIn the 21st minute, Sharks found themselves level courtesy of an Oluoch howler. The shot-stopper let the ball slip between his legs from a Omwenga long range free-kick.Kariobangi Sharks players celebrating the equaliser against Gor Mahia. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAKariobangi Sharks players celebrating with the technical bencj=h after Bolton Omwenger netted the leveller. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia players disappointed with their keeper Borniface Oluoch after his howler gifted Kariobangi Sharks the equaliser. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAIn the 25th minute, Guikan had another go at goal but his shot from the edge of the box was weak after a little pretty back-heel assist from Kagere.Kariobangi Sharks keeper John Oyemba wins the ball in the air against Gor Mahia’s Bernard Ondieki during a Kenyan Premier League match in Machakos on February 25, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluAt the half hour mark Onyango almost made it two for Gor in similar fashion as he had done in scoring the first, breaking off on the right to meet a Kagere pass but this time Oyemba made a superb stop for a corner.Gor Mahia’s Samuel Onyango reacting after missing a chance. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYABoth teams headed to the break sharing the spoils, but it was Gor who were disappointing after letting the lead slip out of their hands.Gor Mahia players walking out of the pitch during half time disappointed. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAKariobangi Sharks head coach William Muluya walking out of the dug out for half time pep talk. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAIn the 76th minute, Gor came close with Kahata’s freekick landing inside the six yard box from the right but Kagere’s touch was too much, the ball flying over.Gor Mahia talisman Meddie Kagere reacts after his chance was well defended. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia and Kariobangi Sharks players battle for space against Gor defence. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAHowever, five minutes later, Gor made it 2-1 with Guikan tapping in unmarked at the far post from a Kagere cross.Gor Mahia lethal forward Ephraim Guikan surging through before scoring the winner for K’Ogalo. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia Ephrem Guikan celebrates his goal with teammate Bernard Ondieki. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAGor Mahia fans keenly following their team. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYAThe reigning league champions will only have two days of rest before facing Tusker FC at the same venue on Wednesday.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia fans cheering their team in their Kenyan Premier League match against Karaiobangi Sharks at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday 24th, February 2018. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – Despite a howler from keeper Boniface Oluoch, Gor Mahia showed a character of a champion when they cemented their dominance over Kariobangi Sharks with a 2-1 win on their return to the Kenyan Premier League after continental duty. Here is how it went down in pictorial at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday.As the ritual, the Green Army sang with passion the K’Ogalo anthem before kick-off in a match that was played under sunny conditions.
The National USI Student Achievement Awards take place in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin this Thursday 18 April, 2013 and LYIT students Michelle Long and John Mc Clean have been shortlisted for national honours.John McCLean, a student at LYIT , who has been shortlisted for national honours in the Mature Student of the Year category of the National Student Achievement Awards taking place on Thursday 18 April in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.John Mc Clean from the Gardening Club has been shortlisted for Mature Student of the Year Award while Michelle Long, Diabetic Club, has been shortlisted for Student Leader of the Year Award.Both of these students have excelled in the area of volunteering, they have devoted their time to helping those within the LYIT community and the Letterkenny community, whilst maintaining their high academic standards. Michelle Long has been a scholarship recipient from the LYIT Student Union Clubs and Societies programme for the past two years. She has organised 4 Diabetic Screening events on campus at LYIT, in tandem with Letterkenny General Hospital.Michelle Long, a student at LYIT who has been shortlisted for the Student Leader of the Year Award in the National Student Achievement Awards which take place on Thursday 18 April in the Shelbourne Hotel Dublin.These events have screened over 600 people, with a 5% referral rate to General Practitioners for queried Diabetes. The screening idea comes from Michelle’s own experiences as a Diabetic from her childhood years. Michelle’s own experience has motivated her to organise Diabetic awareness campaigns and to step forward as a student leader both on and off campus.John returned to education as mature student two years ago and since then, John has engaged with the community both inside and outside LYIT.He has organised many charity events, has planted trees and plants in the Donegal Hospice and has a real sense of civic engagement. His enthusiasm has encouraged others to engage in such activities and he is a truly worthy candidate for national honours. Michelle and John will face stiff competition this Thursday night within their individual categories competition from much larger colleges and universities such as University College Dublin and Trinity College.However, one thing is certain, LYIT Student Union is proud of the efforts of Michelle and John to continuously strive to help others.Good luck to both of them. LYIT STUDENTS RECOGNISED AT NATIONAL STUDENT AWARDS was last modified: April 15th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:John McCleanLYITMichelle Long