Gor Mahia will today (Wednesday) face USM Alger of Algeria away in a do or die Confederation Cup Match Day 6 tie at 6 July 1962 Stadium.
The record 17-time Kenyan champions will want to avoid defeat to stand a chance of making a historic progression to the quarter-finals of the second tier continental club championship.
A loss for K’Ogalo, who jointly lead Group D with the Algerians, could still be safe but only if Rayon Sports fail to beat Yanga SC in Rwanda in the other group fixture of the day.
Gor stood a better chance of wrapping up qualification two weeks ago in Nairobi but shockingly lost 2-1 to visiting Rayon Sports when a draw would have been enough.
The coach Dylan Kerr’s side now heads North Africa buoyed that they can accomplice away what they could not at home.
The team left Nairobi Monday morning and spent the night in Casablanca, Morocco before crossing over to Algiers on Tuesday evening.
On Saturday K’Ogalo sealed the Kenyan Premier League after beating their arch rivals AFC Leopards in the Mashemeji Derby at the Kasarani Stadium.
It is this winning mentality that the team takes into today’s clash hoping against all odds that they can make the country proud by reaching the round of eight.
The game will kick-off at 4.00pm Kenyan time and will be beamed LIVE across the country on various pay TV platforms.
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