Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr has told his players to adapt to his style of football and stop aping English football.
Kerr, who joined K'Ogalo in June on a two-year contract, will be in charge of his first competitive match (on the local scene) against Nakumatt FC next week. The Englishman, who guided K’Ogalo to a 2-1 defeat against Everton last week, has called on his players not ape foreign style to try and impress.
“I hope my players believe in the concept that I’m trying to instil in them. You can play good football, not the English way. Play African football in a style the fans can enjoy," Kerr told a TV channel.
Kerr has also appealed for corporation between fans and club management as he strives to steer the team back to the top podium. “I’ve always liked African football.
"I feel that I wasn’t able to finish my job in Tanzania because the pressure from the board and people from outside of football, who really didn’t understand how football should be run.
“I like my staff, the players and the clubs and fans pulling together. If we can make it better, then everyone will see the benefit.”
Gor Mahia are currently third on the 18-team Kenyan Premier League table with 28 points and a game in hand.