Benson Omalla scored a first half brace as Gor Mahia defeated KCB 2-1 in the opening match of the 2021-2022 FKF Premier League match played at Thika Stadium on Saturday.
Omalla gave Gor the lead in the seventh minute after tapping in a rebound from close range after Sammy Onyango’s curling effort hit the cross bar.
Two minutes later, the former Western Stima striker stretched KÓgalo’s lead to 2-0 after heading past Gabriel Andika in goal for KCB from a corner set piece delivered by Peter Lwasa.
With a two goal advantage, Gor kept on pressing for a third goal which they almost scored in the 17th minute when Omalla combined with Onyango who forced a decent save from Andika.
However, against the run of play, KCB pulled one goal back in the half an hour mark when Henry Onyango tapped in from close range after a poor clearance from Harun Shakava.
The match headed to the break with Gor lading the bankers 2-1, a score line that would stand till full time as the former champions hit the ground running in the new season.
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