Peter Odhiambo and the five players who shone for Gor Mahia against Petro Atletico

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Goal Kenya.
The Kenyan champions put a spirited fight to reach the last eight from Group D after finishing second behind Zamalek of Egypt

Gor Mahia reached their first even quarter-finals of the Caf Confederation Cup after beating Petro Atletico from Angola 1-0 on Sunday.

The Kenyan champions went into the match lying at the bottom of Group D but knew a win will guarantee them a place in the last eight of the competition for the first time in the club’s history.

And despite playing two-men down after Ernest Wendo and Ugandan left back Shafik Batambuze were sent off, K’Ogalo did not disappoint as Rwandan striker Jacques Tuyisenge converted from the penalty spot for the vital win.

Goal parades the players who helped K'Ogalo to the vital win.

  1. Goal Kenya.

    Peter Odhiambo

    The custodian was the unsung hero against Petro Atletico. He pulled a number of world-class saves and threw his body on the line to ensure that the visitors did not get a goal. With his team under pressure, Odhiambo resorted to time-wasting tactics that helped his colleagues to get back into the game.
  2. Goal Kenya.

    Harun Shakava

    If anyone doubted Shakava's commitment and passion, then they were proved wrong on Sunday. The skipper led by example, made several tackles to gain possession, employed a no-nonsense approach at the back that made a difference and also ensured the other defenders were covered well.
  3. Goal Kenya.

    Lawrence Juma

    After Ernest Wendo's was sent off, Juma and Francis Kahata had to step up and cover the created void. The two played well and managed to do exactly that. Juma was there to do all the dirty work and initiate attacks from the back. At times, he had to sit back and defend just to make sure the opponents did not get a goal.
  4. Goal Kenya.

    Boniface Omondi

    His determination was evident from the word go! Omondi was excellent in the right wing and won the penalty later in the second half that was coolly converted by Rwandan striker Jacques Tuyisenge to hand Gor Mahia the win that they needed to advance to the last eight.
  5. Goal Kenya.

    Jacques Tuyisenge

    Was unfortunate not to hit a brace on Sunday; first, he held his breath to get the ball past the goalkeeper when Bernard Omondi was fouled in the danger zone before hitting the crossbar with about twenty minutes to go. He has now scored four goals from the last six matches in the competition.