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Q and A with Mighty Gor Mahia’s coach Dylan Kerr

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By Dehinbo Timothy,

Its done and dusted.Gor Mahia are the 2018 Kenyan Premier League champions having won their 17th league title in the Sportpesa sponsored league.

Its been a fantastic run for  Coach Dylan Kerr, just one year and few months at the club, the Englishman has guarded them to a successive title winning stint.

The former Leeds united defender replaced Marcelo Ferreira who resigned  from the club in July last year and has won them 2 league titles already.

Having achieved this feat, soka25east.com had an exclusive interview with the coach and our correspondent Dehinbo Timothy, had an interesting chat with the coach

SOKA25EAST: How do you feel after leading Gor Mahia to retaining the KPL just one year and few months into the job?

KERR: I feel very proud, winning two league titles in just less than 2 years, it’s good for me, an addition to my CV also, great thanks to the fans also for their strong support.

SOKA25EAST: The season has ended, whats your rating of the just concluded season For Gor Mahia?

KERR: It was excellent, till September when players were refusing to practice and play our style because of salary issues, but it’s still good in the end because we’re champions.

SOKA25EAST:  What do you feel worked for your team to coasting to the title?

KERR: The team work was perfect, the players believed in the coach, and there was perfect relationship. All of these worked together to hand us the title.

SOKA25EAST: Were you under any sort of pressure having replaced a good coach in Brazilian, Marcelo Ferreira? If any how did you manage the situation?

KERR: Absolutely, there was pressure, pressure comes with the job and the game. The pressure was to win the league, which we have done successfully.

SOKA25EAST: Finally, your plans for next season’s CAF Champions league, any target or what’s the aim?

KERR: We will be better because of the experience of this past year and expectations will increase. We’d give a Bette participation for the competition next year.

SOKA25EAST; Thanks for your time with us coach

KERR: A pleasure, you’re welcome

 

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