Published: November 08, 2019
Kenyan Premier League side Gor Mahia is set to come up against Libyan side Al Hilal Benghazi on Saturday 16 November in Benghazi.
According to information on the club’s portal, the team will leave the country on Tuesday 12 November without the players called for international duty.
The statement noted: “Gor Mahia lock horns with Libyan outfit Al Hilal Benghazi during the international break. The team leaves on Tuesday morning with players not called up for national duty by their various countries.
“The fixture is slated for Saturday 16th in the city of Benghazi after which K’Ogalo will head back to resume domestic duties.
“The Kenyan club is set to depart Nairobi on Tuesday morning via Cairo, Egypt for a one-day stopover en route Benghazi.”
The trip is believed to be fully sponsored by the Libyan side as Gor Mahia seeks to defend their Kenyan Premier League title this after being ousted out of the CAF Confederations Cup by DR Congo’s Motema Pembe.
Founded in 1952, Al-Hilal plays their home matches at the Martyrs of Benina Stadium and has won the Libyan Premier League twice (1964/65 and the 2000 seasons).
They are currently placed fourth on the Libyan Premier League log with 19 points; four points below leaders Al-Nasr.
Pic Courtesy of Gor Mahia
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