Gor Mahia Photo Gallery for the 1970s


Allan Thigo was Gor Mahia's midfield general through the 1970s. Nicknamed "Ogango wuon Pap" which literally means Owner of the field.

Right winger George "Best" Yoga was nicknamed after the famous Northern Ireland Winger George Best

Festus Nyakota seen here taking on Joe Masiga was a no nonsense central defender for Gor Mahia

Gor Mahia players pose at the airport after arriving from Sudan where they eliminated Burri FC winning 3-1 away in the Africa Champions cup

Mahallon Danga was one of the club's founder members in 1964. He had played for Luo Union in the early sixties before retiring in 1967. In 1983 he was voted Secretary General of the Kenya Football Federation

Chairman David Opar receives the first ever club bus

Gor Mahia fund raiser in 1976 after they won the league
From Left: Minister Kenneth Matiba, Peter Anyumba (raising hand), Njenga Karume(MP for Kiambaa), Chairman David Opar

Chairman David Opar presenting new boots to players in the 1970s

Gor Mahia FC in 1969 in Cairo to play in the Africa Champions cup

The team that won the league unbeaten in 1976

Backrow: Duncan Migan, James Ogolla “Kadir”Francis Midany, Masanta Osoro, Oduwo “Cobra”, George “Best” Yoga, Mike Ogolla “Machine”. Alan Thigo, Jerry Imbo, Laban Otieno, M Ochieng

Frontrow: Festus Nyakota, T. Oyaki, J Otieno, “Burri”, George Ayuka, Ouma Ole Tunda, D. Okelo, J Aluko