Record Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia have unveiled Jonathan Mckinstry as the club’s new head coach.
The club announced the 37-year old tactician had signed a 2 year deal that will see him help Gor Mahia recapture the Kenyan Premier League title.
Mckinstry served as Uganda National soccer team head coach 2019-2021 helping them to the CECAFA title in in his year in charge. He also served as Rwanda national team head coach between 2015-2016 and also led Siera Leone from 2013-2014.
Gor Mahia FC Chairman Ambrose Rachier, L, looks on as Jonathan Mckinstry signs his coaching contract with the club. IMAGE: COURTESY
He has also been Head Coach of Saif Sporting Club, Bangladesh Premier League (2018-19); and FK Kauno Zalgiris, Lithuanian A-Lyga (2017-18).
Jonathan takes over from Andreas Spiers who resigned after a season in charge at Kogallo.
‘Delighted to be appointed Head Coach of @OfficialGMFC and looking forward to an exciting road ahead in Nairobi’, wrote the Northern Ireland born tactician.
‘The opportunity to lead Gor Mahia is something that has interested me for several years – ever since I first visited the club in 2016 whilst Head Coach of Rwanda. The stature of the club, combined with its significant and passionate fanbase place them as one of the leading clubs on the continent. To be trusted with the responsibility of guiding them back to success is a task that I relish”, he added.
Gor Mahia have failed to win the title in the last two seasons finishing in 8th and 3rd positions respectively. On both occasions rivals Tusker have benefitted from Kogallo’s lapse.
Gor Mahia under the guidance of the Northern Ireland man will be out to win their 20th league crown when the 2022/23 season kicks off on August 27th 2022.
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