Gor Mahia departs for Equatorial Guinea minus top striker

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K’Ogalo is carrying a two goal lead from the first leg battle and will need a draw of any kind to progress in the Caf competition

Gor Mahia will navigate the return leg of Caf Champions League minus lead striker Jacques Tuyisenge.

The Rwandan star suffered an injury during the team’s 4-2 victory over Zoo Kericho in a league match played last Thursday and has been left behind to undergo further medical tests.

Gor Mahia left for Equatorial Guinea on Monday morning and have already landed in Ethiopia, as they await to connect to Malabo.

Gor Mahia striker Jacques Tuiyesenge watches from stands.

K’Ogalo is carrying a two goal advantage from the first leg and will need a draw of any kind to progress in the competition.

Meanwhile, AFC Leopards have named a strong squad of 19 players for the return leg of Caf Confederation Cup on Wednesday.

Ingwe will take on Fosa Juniors of Madagascar after drawing the first leg 1-1 at Bukhungu Stadium last weekend. The team will need a high scoring draw or win to advance to the next stage of the competition.

Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr for Ethiopa

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Coach Robert Matano has retained most of the players, who featured in the first leg. Conspicuosly missing from the squad is Nigerian striker Henry Uche, who Goal understands is set to undergo operation after sustaining an injury.

AFC Leopards squad: 1. Adira Jairus, 2. Ezekiel Owade, 3. Andika Gabriel, 4. Kibwage Micheal, 5. Oduro Isaac, 6. Mainge Yusuf, 7. Sikhayi Dennis, 8. Kamura Robinson, 9. Mburu Moses, 10. Okoth Collins, 11. Kuria Joseph, 12. Isuzza Whyvonne, 13. Lukooya Baker, 14. Majid Victor, 15. Otieno Duncan 16. Marita Brian, 17. Oburu Vincent, 18. Owiti Jaffery and 19. Odera Ezekiel.

Head Coach: Matano Robert, Assistant Coach (Kitambi Dennis), Team Manager (Selebwa Gilbert), S&C Coach (Shamiah Mike) and Team Doctor (Mandi Noel).

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