‘King Jerry’ sends emotional message to Gor Mahia fans

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Jerim Onyango has sent an emotional message to club fans after he decided to retire from active football on Monday

Former Gor Mahia goalkeeper Jerim Onyango has sent an emotional message to club supporters after he decided to retire from active football on Monday.

Onyango, who was the longest serving players in the team’s set up, has appreciated the club as he moves on after nine years of his illustrious career. "It's been a great honour to be part of one of the greatest clubs in Kenya (Gor Mahia) for nine years. As l hang my gloves, my sincere appreciation goes to the club as a whole for giving me that chance to offer my services,” he told club's official website.

Gor Mahia goalkeeper finally hangs gloves

He added, “We may have not achieved much at continental level but locally, I am proud of a club l served with all my heart. Although we had some of the toughest times, we had good moments where we delivered as expected and achieved as a team hence was worth a clap.

"My appreciation goes to the club for believing in me and allowing me to play for such a long time thank you so much. To our fans, you are great, your massive support all through the seasons was a major element in our achievements. 

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“To my team mates, thanks for teamwork, the good working relationship, dedication, focus and discipline helped us deliver and l urge you to keep the fire burning.”

Gallery: Photos of former Gor Mahia keeper

For the nine seasons he featured out for K'Ogalo, Onyango, who joined from KRA, will be remembered for his great contributions towards the club's achievements through the years which saw them collect three league titles, four GOtv titles and two KPL Top 8 titles. 

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