The Star (Nairobi)

19 February 2013

Kenya: Upper Hill School Attach Five Players to Gor Mahia

Nairobi's Upper Hill School have entered into partnership with Gor Mahia for the students who excel in football to be attached to the club.For a start, five players from the institution have been attached and could be considered to play for the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) runners-up if they prove their worth.

In the partnership, the players will be training with the team as Gor's technical bench continue to assess them.

The five include Michael Obunga, and Calvin Odongo who are both midfielders, Martin Weilunga (central defender), Timothy Luda (attacking (midfielder) and Ronald Ochieng (an offensive midfielder).

Flanked by the school principal Peter Orero, the players were introduced to Gor Mahia head coach Zdravko Logarusic at the Nyayo Stadium. Orero praised Gor Mahia, saying it's a good side capable of giving them adequate exposure.

Logarusic said he will assess the five players in rigorous trials and within seven days, he will be able to identify their ability with a view of using them in the second leg of the Kenya Premier League.

Edwin Lavatsa, Kevin Omondi and Musa Mohammed, currently with Gor Mahia, are former products of Upper Hill.

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