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Saturday, 22 Apr 2017 17:26 EAT
Gor Mahia FC marketing partner, Goma Lotto, remains committed to ensuring the club reaches the pinnacle of football, a senior official of the lottery firm has said. Goma Lotto Marketing and Communication Manager Agnes Owande said the firm, which signed a marketing deal with the club in January, is working on the improvement and motivation of the playing unit and the general prosperity of the club, which is featuring in the Kenya Premier League.
She was speaking at a function at the firm's offices in Nairobi Friday where it rewarded nine out of the ten winners of the Goma Lotto Teke Power Draw Sh50,000 each. The tenth winner was to be announced at the close of business Friday. Goma Lotto also rewards Gor players for each Premier League match won.
Ms Owande said the firm will put up a stadium for Gor Mahia in Nairobi and a talent academy. The firm is also investing in youth activities and youth group business with the goal of empowering Kenyan youth. Goma Lotto is a betting platform where winners are drawn and rewarded in every 30 minutes. Among the big prizes at stake is Sh4 million bus.
Among those who won the Teke Power Draw are two students at Chuka University in Tharaka Nithi and a Nairobi-based electrician. The winners, who got cheques for Sh50,000 each from Gor Mahia CEO Lordvick Aduda, were: Jecinta Kerubo, Justin Mogaka, James Mukhuyi, George Kariuki, Dismas Cheruiyot, Anthony Macharia, Ben Longanyiek and Susan Ochieng. Ambrose Ochieng, a Kisumu resident got, his cheque in Kisumu.