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Football | Kenya

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Onyango keeps Gor armband



Gor Mahia goalkeeper Jerim Onyango, who took the captain’s arm-band in 2011 from Julius Owino, will continue to shepherd the team in the 2013 season.

This was confirmed after the club’s players held elections on Wednesday 20 February, with the other contestants being Moses Odhiambo, Antony Akumu and Kevin Omondi.

“There has been a general need to change the team leadership since the end of last season. We have had discussions with the technical bench and agreed to let the players elect their leader,” Secretary General George Bwana told the club’s official website.

Jerim won by a resounding 17 votes (68%), with his closest rival Odhiambo registering a paltry five votes.

Akumu and Omondi had two and one vote, respectively. Appreciating the confidence his teammates had shown in him, Onyango urged them to keep giving him the co-operation they have in the past.

“Leadership is a great and challenging task but and I also thank them for the co-operation they have always accorded me. I am looking forward to the same once more and hopefully we will work together to overcome the challenges ahead. It makes me really happy and proud to be captain – it’s a real honour,” said Onyango.

Moses Odhiambo was named the assistant captain.

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