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Former coach Ze Maria eyes three top Gor Mahia attackers

Gor Mahia attcking trio of Jacques Tuyisenge, Geoffrey Walusimbi and Kenneth Muguna could be set for moves to Europe.

Nairobi News understands the players are interesting former Gor Mahia coach Jose Ferreira aka Ze Maria who currently manages Albanian second division club FK Tirana.

Having already suffered an embarrassing exit from the Europa League courtesy of an aggregate 5-0 loss to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the opening round, Ze Maria is keen to bolster the squad and mastermind an instant promotion to the top flight.

And he has earmarked the trio, alongside Ugandan star forward Yunus Ssentamu, as the men to execute the task.


Former AS Vita forward Ssentamu, who competed for the Cranes at the 2017 Africa Nations Cup in Gabon, has already been signed by the club.

Indeed a senior Tirana official is said to be in Nairobi with view of opening negotiations with the 15-time Kenyan champions who recently narrowly lost 1-2 to EPL club Everton in a high profile friendly.

“It is possible to do a deal for Tuyisenge. Either now or at the end of the season because he will be a free agent anyway. Muguna is tricky considering the duration of his contract, while Walusimbi and probably Musa (Mohammed) are options,” our source explained.

Should a deal for either go through, they will join James Situma and Francis Kahata as the other Kenyan-based players to have featured for Tirana.

Incidentally, these two had their stay at the club cut short following a contractual stand-off.