Batambuze, Sekisambu feature in Gor Mahia’s victory over Posta Rangers


Gor Mahia 2-1 Posta Rangers

Ugandans Erisa Sekisambu and Shafik Batambuze took part in Gor Mahia’s 2-1 win over Posta Rangers on Wednesday.

Shafique Batambuze in action for Uganda Cranes

The rescheduled Kenya Premier League encounter took place at Moi international Stadium in Karasani.

Left back Batambuze featured for solid 90- minutes while Ssekisambu appeared as a substitute in a game where new signing Dennis Oliech grabbed headlines.

The veteran striker scored the eventual decisive goal at the stroke of first half for the K’Ogolo in a contest that was settled in the first half.

Defender Charles Momanyi had put the defending champions in the lead on the 26th minute before Rangers equalized on the 41st minute before Oliech pounced to score the winner for his new bosses to claim maximum points.

Victory took the reigning KPL defending Champion on 10 points in the 5th position while Posta Rangers remained on 6 points in the 14th place.

Gor Mahia lineup

  1. Odhiambo Fredrick , 4. Wellington Ochieng, 6. Shafik Batambuze, 27. Charles Momanyi, 5. Pascal Ogweno, 10. Cercidy Okeyo, 8. Francis Kahata, 24. Lawrence Juma, 23. Francis Mustafa, 25. George Odhiambo, 14. Dennis Oliech
    Substitutes : 16. Shaban Odhoji, 2. Geoffrey Ochieng, 15. Joachim Oluoch, 11. Boniface Omondi, 30. Humphrey Mieno, 22. Erisa Ssekisambu, 9. Jacques Tuyisenge

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