Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions Gor Mahia have today, Sunday, 30th August, confirmed the signing of midfielder Sydney Ochieng’ from Western Stima for a four-year deal.
The 23-year-old becomes the latest addition to K’Ogalo’s squad as the quest to strengthen the team continues.
Speaking to Gor Media, Ochieng said he was happy to join the winning side, adding that he was fully prepared to achieve bigger things with the club.
“I am happy to join Gor Mahia… it’s a big challenge because this is a club that has been performing well and a big club in the country, so l have to work extra hard to help the team stay up there and deliver in CAF competition,” said Ochieng’.
“My ambitions are to lift the local league title, do well in CAF matches as well as earn a call up to the national team.”
Ochieng’ has previously played for defunct Palos FC in the National Super League, Premier League side Tusker FC for three years before moving to Wester Stima.
He becomes the fifth player to sign for Gor Mahia after Levis Opiyo, Tito Okello, John Macharia, and Andrew Juma, who also joined the Green Army on Sunday.
The former Mathare United centre-back, Juma, inked a three-year contract with the club.
Juma started his football career at Dandora Youth then had a stint at Posta Rangers before being spotted by coach Francis Kimani, who signed him at Mathare United in 2016.
On joining the reigning champions, Juma said: “I am focused and my ambition is to achieve the best with the team and that will help me too to achieve my personal goals as a player. I am happy to join the club and I am ready and looking forward to the big challenge.”