Just like their archrivals AFC Leopards, Gor Mahia needed the help of post-match penalties (4-2) to book a slot in the finals of the FKF Betway Cup.

This is after their semifinal show down with Bidco United at Utalii Grounds in Nairobi ended in a one-all draw, with both sides scoring in the first half.

It was K’Ogalo who got the first goal, star midfielder Kenneth Muguna tucking into the top left corner a left-footed free kick in the 4th minute Alpha Onyango was fouled at the edge of the box.

Top-tier newbies Bidco, who condemned Gor Mahia to a 3-1 loss in their league meeting, got their redemption in the 19th minute as inform striker David Orem tapped in from a fine headed pass from experienced attacker Stephen Waruru.

Zachary Gathu missed the first spot kick for Bidco as Gor Mahia custodian Gad Mathews parried it before goal scorer David Orem fired off target.

Gor Mahia went on to win the shootout 4-1, Samuel Onyango firing home the ultimate penalty; they however finished the game a man less after Philemon Otieno was red carded in the 86th minute for dangerous play.

The Kenyan Premier League champions will now face AFC Leopards in the finals on July 4th, after the latter edged out Equity FC 6-5 on penalties after a barren draw in regulation time.

K’Ogalo will be playing their first FKF Cup final in eight years, after losing the final in 2013 against AFC Leopards.

The winner of the competition will represent Kenya in the CAF Confederations Cup.

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