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'Zico' appointment termed big boost for Gor Mahia

09:28 GMT 27/02/2017
Zedekiah Otieno (Posta Rangers)
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The appointment of Zedekiah ‘Zico’ Otieno as Gor Mahia’s assistant coach has been termed a big boost for the club ahead of league kick-off.

On Wednesday last week,it was officially made known to the public that ‘Zico’, a former player and coach of K’Ogalo was back at the club to replace Tom Ogweno and Kenyan international defender Tobias ‘Juakali’ Ocholla has come out to support the move.

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Ocholla says that, with ‘Zico’ alongside Brazilian Ze Maria, Gor Mahia will be able to easily reclaim league title from Tusker in 2017.

“‘Zico’ is a coach, who understands Gor Mahia very well having been with them in the past. I think the club made the right decision to hire him back and I can confidently predict their victory by the end of the season,” he told Goal.

Gor Mahia beat Muhoroni Youth 4-1 in a friendly match played on Saturday. That was ‘Zico’’s first match on the touchline since his appointment.