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Kenyan Legend Dennis Oliech’s AFCON dreams over after nasty injury

Kenyan Legend Dennis Oliech’s AFCON dreams over after nasty injury

Gor Mahia  will definitely be without another of their  prolific attacking trident with Dennis Oliech  ruled out for six weeks with a fractured arm.

Oliech  was caught by a Western Stima player as they challenged for an aerial ball before he landed awkwardly and was rushed to the nearby Nightingale Hospital.

The injury means the Kenyan Legend who had hopes of making the Harambee Stars provisional squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations(AFCON) will have to be contented by the fact that he will have to watch the action on Tv as he recuperates.

“I had high hopes as I had hit form but in football such things happen when you least expect.However I am very positive I will get well soon as I also wish both my colleagues at Gor Mahia the best in the remaining matches while also wishing Kenya all the best at AFCON 2019” Oliech told www.soka25east.com

  Oliech joined K’Ogalo on January 2nd,2019  on a two-year deal and has scored five goals in the KPL, same as Rwandan marksman Tuyisenge and only two goals shy of club top scorer  Nicholas Kipkurui.

He was also instrumental when Gor Mahia  reached their maiden Caf Confederations Cup quarter-final, scoring one goal and assisting three when Gor Mahia thrashed Zamalek 4-2 with Oliech scoring the last beautiful goal in Narobi.

 Gor Mahia who are the record 17 times KPL champions top the table with 60 points—seven ahead of closest title contenders Sofapaka with seven matches left. The face Chemilil Sugar next in Kisumu tomorrow. 

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