‘Mama is proud. I’m honoured!’ Gor Mahia coach thanks Kenyans for COY award

Gor Mahia coach, Dylan Kerr who won a 17th KPL title bagged the Coach of the year after  tallied ahead of Ulinzi’s Dunstan Nyaudo and Sofapaka’s John Baraza; while the team managed to win the Fair Play team of the Year. Kerr was watching from the United Kingdom as he is visiting his family before the new KPL season gets underway in December.

After he was announced the winner ,the coach twitted how his mother was very proud of him and he also thanked Kenyans .

K’Ogalo are set to face off with the EPL side Everton on November 7 in Liverpool, England.And while he is away the team already started preparations,the majority of the players turned up under the keen eye of assistant coach Zedekiah Zico Otieno, who is conducting the session in the absence of head coach.

Gor Mahia will start their title campaign with an away match against Bandari at Mbaraki Stadium on December 8. However, K’Ogalo will also play in the season curtain raiser, with the FKF Shield Cup winner between Kariobangi Sharks and Sofapaka on December 2.

“I miss Nairobi already because it is my second home but I have to go as I have to watch two matches, Hull City against Preston and then Everton v Crystal Palace.”

Kerr is also expected to lead Gor Mahia when they take on Everton in a friendly away at Goodison Park. On the friendly, he said, “I already have my squad and they will meet me in the UK.”

Gor Mahia will represent the country in Caf Champions League next season.

Kerr warned his team to expect tough season ahead.He said“It is not going to be a walk in the park for us. My players should know that it is going to be harder than ever, and so we have to be stronger, more disciplined, focused and professional on how we live on and off the field.

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