With as much as 48 coaches to have submitted their CVs to fill the managerial vacancy at record Kenyan champions, Gor Mahia, it worthy to note that a former Super Eagles coach is amongst the applicants.
Gor Mahia Briton gaffer, Dylan Kerr, having led the side to the 2018 title tendered his resignation and has since joined South African top tier outfit Black Leopards.
Samson Siasia, 51, who coached the Super Eagles in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers before he was fired in October 2011 was reported to have applied.
He also coached Nigeria Under-23 to the 2008 and 2016 Summer Olympics winning silver and bronze medals respectively amongst other achievements.
In the same report no Kenyan coach has officially applied for the job, even the assistant coach Zedekiah "Zico" Otieno chances is not bright for the job.
Rwandese Olivier Karekezi, Portuguese Rui Nascimento, Italian Giovanni Petraglia, Serbians Goran Kopunovic, Dragon Popadic and Zlatko Krmpotic – the latter formerly at TP Mazembe of DR Congo and Zesco United of Zambia – are all part of applicants.
“We are still sieving through the CVs till next week when we shall call for a sitting to zero down on what we have,” Gor Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lordvick Aduda told Nation Sport on Friday.
“We want someone who will take Gor Mahia to the next level and have an impact in the Champions League, he has to understand African football,” he concluded.