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Jacques Tuyisenge named in Gor Mahia squad to face USM Alger away

11:40 AM IST 27/08/18
Gor Mahia players Ephraim Guikan Tuyisenge v AFC Leopards.
K’Ogalo are top of the Group with eight points, same as USM Alger with Rayon Sports third on six points and will need a win

Jacques Tuyisenge has been named in Gor Mahia squad that leaves on Monday for Algeria to face USM Alger.

Coach Dylan Kerr has listed the Rwandan striker in the travelling party despite his recent absence in league matches owing to a back injury. Also making the team is goalkeeper Boniface Oluoch, who has recovered from a shoulder injury.

However, Ivorian striker Ephraim Guikan is missing from the squad that will be led by club CEO Omondi Aduda.

Gor Mahia, who beat rivals AFC Leopards 2-0 to successfully defend the Kenyan Premier League title on Saturday with six games to spare, received a boost from President Uhuru Kenyatta, who gave them 30 air tickets for the trip.

K’Ogalo are top of the Group with eight points, same as USM Alger with Rayon Sports third on six points. The Rwandan side will host Yanga of Tanzania in the other match in Kigali.

Gor Mahia travelling squad; Technical bench: 1. Dylan Kerr – Head coach, 2. Zedekiah Otieno – Asst coach and 3. Jolawi Obondo – Team Manager: Keepers:, 4. Bonface Oluoch- Keeper, 5. Fredrick Odhiambo- Defenders, 6. Haron Shakava- Defenders. 7. Joash Onyango- Defender 8. Wesley Onguso- Defender., 9. Karim Nzigyimana- Midfielders., 10. Ernest Wendo- Midfielder, 11. Humphrey Mieno- Midfielder., 12.Bernard Ondiek- Midfielder. 13. Lawrence Juma.

Midfielder/ Striker, 14. Francis Kahata- Midfielder, 15. George Odhiambo- 16. Samuel Onyango- Striker, 17. Jacques Tuyisenge- Striker, 18. Francis Mustapha. Strikers: 19. Charles Momanyi- Defender, 20. Philemon Otieno- Defender/ Midfielder and 21. Lordvick Aduda – CEO.