- The 18 times Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions Gor Mahia (K’Ogalo) has stepped up and become the first Kenya club to digitalize their operation, they are the leaders also in technology as Google finally approve their App.
K’Ogalo has taken a huge step towards digitizing its content and history by becoming the first club in the country to unveil a mobile App.
The Gor Mahia App was approved by Google after six months of trials and the club fans will now have a chance to download and share it in their phones.
“Google finally approved Gor Mahia App and efforts to increase GMAF members based on how the app is designed,” the club said in a statement.
However, its effectiveness might not be optimum as the season was stopped indefinitely due to the pandemic coronavirus but more features will be added to it once the league kicks off next season.
The App will have features such as chats, live streaming, profile, match tickets, gallery, and shops among others. They will be fully operational once the 2020/21 season kickoff.
In this era of digitization, these are one of the steps taken by the K’Ogalo to be on par with other big clubs in the world.
The expectation is high as thousands of Gor Mahia fans are expected to use the App, where the rich history of the club will be documented, to know more about the team in the past years.
Like other big clubs App, Gor Mahia App will also provide updated news of the club, match fixtures, result in league matches, and continental competitions.
This will not only help the club serve the exiting members but also expected to attract more fans through this platform and give them a channel of getting involved in the running of the club which is facing financial constraints due to lack of sponsorship.
As the technology continues to advance you may expect to see more clubs to follow on the lead of Gor Mahia and launch their Apps too.