Gor Mahia to depart for Tunis on Thursday
Gor Mahia will depart for their CAF Champions League return leg against Espérance de Tunis on Thursday evening and are expected to arrive on Friday afternoon after connecting through Doha.
The match has been confirmed for Sunday, 18th March,2018 from 4pm Tunisia time at Stade Olympique Rades, Tunis.
A statement by Espérance de Tunis confirmed the date;
“Our return leg for the round of 16 Champions League against Gor Mahia will take place on Sunday, March 18 from 16h at Radès stadium”
A statement by Gor Mahia Secretary General Ben Omondi also confirmed the date.
“In consultations with the clubs Chairman who has been in constant communication with the concerned authorities ( CAF, Tunis and the Federation ) , I can now confirm that the second leg CAF match pitting our side Gor Mahia FC against Espérance de Tunis will be played on Sunday, 18th March,2018 from 4:00pm Tunisia time at Stade Olympique Rades, Tunis.
“Plans are underway to have the team take off on the night of Thursday 15th March, 2018 through Doha to arrive in Tunis on Friday around 2:00pm.
Gor Mahia will have Friday afternoon and Saturday to acclimatize ahead of the highly charged encounter.The teams tied 0-0 from the first leg match played at Kenyatta Stadium with Gor wasting several chances.
A positive result in Tunisia will land Gor Mahia in the lucrative group stages where they stand to earn atleast Ksh 50million.