Record Kenyan Champions Gor Mahia have been handed a walkover in their CAF Confederations Cup Preliminary round second leg match against Sudan’s Al Ahly Merowe.

Gor won the first leg in Egypt 1-3 thanks to goals from Benson Omala, John Macharia, and Jules Ulimwengu and were to take on Merowe this Sunday, October 24 at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi from 4.00 PM EAT.

Their opponents however wrote to CAF informing them that they opted out of the competition hence will not honour the Gor Mahia tie.

Consequently, CAF informed Gor that the highly anticipated match will not take place.

“Refrence the above mentioned match, we would like to inform you that the Sudanese federation have communicated the withdrawal of the club Al Ahly Merowe from the competition. Accordingly, we hereby inform you that the match has been canceled and that Gor Mahia have been qualified to the additional 2nd preliminary round of the competition,” said Caf in a statement.