Gor Mahia to face Azam FC in Cecafa final

Azam qualified for the regional final after a single goal bundled out KCCA of Uganda in the second semi-final played at National Stadium in Tanzania

Gor Mahia will face Azam FC in Cecafa Cup final after the Tanzanian side eliminated KCCA of Uganda in second semi-final played at National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Friday.

Azam needed a late strike from Farid Musa to down the hard fighting KCCA from Uganda and book their place in their final of the competition. The final will be played on Sunday at the same venue.

Gor Mahia romped into the final after eliminating Al Khartoum of Sudan 3-1 with goals from Michael Olunga, Innocent Wafula and Meddie Kagere. K'Ogalo will now be taking part in the first final since 1985.

Meanwhile, Football Kenya Federation have promised cash reward to Gor Mahia should they return home with Cecafa Kagame Cup. Speaking to Goal after K’Ogalo qualified for the final; FKF President Sam Nyamweya said he will reward the team with Sh250, 000 should they return home with the regional trophy. “We want to confirm that we will reward Gor Mahia with Sh250, 000 if they emerge winners of the competition."

Nyamweya added, “The Kenyan champions have shown class throughout the whole tournament and as a federation we are proud that they have carried Kenyan flag high.”

Nyamweya said he was happy that Gor Mahia had won two successive Kenyan Premier League titles during his tenure. “As a federation we are also proud that during our tenure Gor Mahia have won the league title two seasons in a row.

"As we await the final match we join hands with all other Kenyan fans in supporting the team as it aims to clinch this year’s trophy.”