Nairobi, Kenya May 23, 2019… Gor Mahia, the SportPesa Premier League (SPL) champions for 2019 will take to the podium in Machakos County on Saturday, May 25 to lift the trophy for the 18th time.
The three-time consecutive champions who sealed their 18th domestic title on Wednesday 22, at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos after drawing 1-1 with Vihiga United FC, will be presented with the SPL trophy at the same venue.
“I am really excited about the unprecedented 18th championship title of the SportPesa Premier League and more so the fact that we are keeping it for good having won three times in a row, a milestone in the league’s history,” said an elated Ambrose Rachier, the Gor Mahia chairman.
“I just want to thank my sponsor SportPesa for the support.”
The trophy handover event, to be conducted after Gor Mahia’s match with Posta Rangers that kicks off at 4:15p.m, is expected to be a huge celebration for the passionate Green Army who will have enjoyed a dream week that started with their victory over arch-rival, AFC Leopards SC last Sunday in Nairobi.
Gor Mahia are eight points clear at the top with Bandari FC (62 points) coming second with two matches remaining to end the 2018/2019 campaign.