Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia

This blog post talks about Gor Mahia. It identifies the club’s home stadium, its players and various accolades it has manages to win over the past few years.

About Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia is arguably the most successful football club in Kenya. It has won all major trophies in Kenya including the Kenya Premier League.

At the moment, Gor Mahia are the current reigning KPL champions of 2023.

Gor Mahia Home Stadium

Gor Mahia’s home stadium is Nairobi City Stadium. The stadium is located along Jogoo Road and has a seating capacity of more than 15,000 spectators.

I believe Nairobi City Stadium is among the best stadiums in Kenya. It is well maintained, clean and the grass is well trimmed.

Another good thing about City Stadium is that has floodlights which make it possible for games to be played at night.

Last but not least, City Stadium is one of the best stadiums in Kenya because it has modern amenities including concession stands, restrooms, VIP boxes, and hospitality suites.

Gor Mahia Players

This is a list of Gor Mahia players. The list is arranged in no particular order.

Goal Keepers

  • Caleb Omondi
  • Boniface Oluoch
  • Gad Mathews Otieno


  • Michael Sunday Apudo
  • Haron Shakava
  • Philemon Otieno
  • Kelvin Musotsi Wesonga
  • Geoffrey Ochieng
  • Joachim Oluoch Ochieng


  • Victor Ochieng
  • John Nyawir
  • John Ochieng
  • Alpha Chris Onyango
  • Clifton Miheso
  • John Macharia
  • Sydney Ochieng Wahongo
  • Bertrand Ngafei Konfor
  • Ernest Wendo
  • Samuel Onyango


  • Nicholas Kipkirui
  • Samuel Onyango
  • Jules Ulimwengu
  • Benson Ochieng Oluoch

Gor Mahia Coach

The main coach of Gor Mahia is Johnathan McKinstry. He is a Northern Irish football manager who has previously headed big international teams such as Uganda, Rwanda and Sierra Leone.

At the moment, this lad is 38 years old. I believe he is one of the best coaches in Kenya because he has a win rate of over 51%.

Gor Mahia Accolades

Gor Mahia is arguably the most successful club in Kenya. It has wom national and international trophies.

Below is a detailed list of all the trophies it was managed to win since it was incepted.

KPL Title

Gor Mahia has won the Kenya Premier League title a total of 20 times. This is by far the highest number any Kenyan Club has ever won it.

The latest win by Gor Mahia is in 2023. According to the latest table rankings, the club is still expected to win the 2024 Kenya Premier League.

FKF President’s Cup

Gor Mahia have won the president’s cup 11 times. Amazing, right ?

The FKF cup is the Kenyan equivalent of the FA cup. It was started in the 1950s and has had different names ever since.

The Winner of the FKF cup normally gets a chance to represent Kenya in the CAF Confederation cup (Confederation of African Football)

CAF Champions League

Gor Mahia has managed to win the CAF champions League or the CAF confederation cup only once. They did this in the year 1987.

To this date, they are the only club in Kenya’s history that have ever managed to win the title.

At the moment the club is banned from participating in the CAF confederation Cup because it of the curse of foreign players.

  • The club failed to pay the allowance of three former players from Mali, DRC and Congo. This act made the management of CAF to revoke the clubs licensing certificate.

It is our hope (Zunguka Safaris) that Gor Mahia gets back its certificates and the wages of these three international players are settled.

Gor Mahia Main Competitors

The main competitors of Gor Mahia are SofaPaka and Tusker FC.

Sofapaka has won the Kenya Premier League 1 time while Tusker FC has won it 9 times. The last time it won the competition was in 2011.

Based on this accolades, it is safe to state that Gor Mahia are a very successful club. They are by far the most coveted club in Kenya.

Facts about Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia is also known as K’Ogalo.

Gor Mahia are also sponsored by Betafriq. The deal runs into millions of Kenya shillings.

According to insider reports, Gor Mahia signed a deal with Betafriq that equates to around to 77 Million Kenya shillings per year. Awesome, right ?

Another company that sponsors Gor Mahia is Sportpesa, a betting company that is run by Ronald Karuri.

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