Gor Mahia coach discloses he lost his Motorola phone to fans during Caf victory

Gor Mahia coach discloses he lost his Motorola phone to fans during Caf victory

Fred Kennedy

- Gor Mahia defeated Petro Atletico to progress to the quarter finals of the Caf Confederation Cup

- Tuyisenge emerged match hero as his solitary goal gifted K'Ogalo the all-important victory

- Coach Hassan Oktay has now come out to reveal he lost his handset during the match

A nine-man Gor Mahia side on Sunday evening, March 17, flouted all odds to stun Angolan side Petro Atletico 1-0 at Kasarani Stadium in their last Group D match of the Caf Confederation Cup.

Rwandan star forward Jacques Tuyisenge scored the all-important goal that separated the two sides as Gor qualified for the quarter finals of the continental showpiece.

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K'Ogalo head coach, Hassan Oktay, revealed he lost his Motorola phone to fans during the match.

According to Oktay, he lost the handset moments after being lifted by fans in celebration of the crucial victory.

“They showed their love to me after the game, lifting me very high but when I was left to stand on my two feet, I did not have the phone. I have lost valuable contacts but that is part of life in this part of the world,” he divulged to Goal.
“I have been forced to buy a new one and I am fixing the contacts," he added.

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Meanwhile, the Sunday match was also punctuated with dramatic scenes with the tactician being sent to the stands after being involved in a confrontation with a match official.

The duo of Ernest Wendo and Shafik Batambuze was also given marching orders after receiving red cards in either half of the match.

The Kenyan side will now have to wait for the draws on Wednesday, March 20, to know who they will play in the quarter finals.

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