The sugarcane farmers lost about nineteen players or so in June, and had to recruit about the same number, the majority being school leavers, who had no experience.
Despite all odds going against them, the tactician says his charges have learnt a lot and it will not be a surprise if his side gets something from the game.
"Most of the players we signed had not played in the Kenyan Premier League.
"They had no experience and had no idea of how to deal with big stage fright. But they have slowly adjusted and are aware of what is coming and our latest wins are a plus to us.
"Gor Mahia is a big team with experienced players. They are coming into the match as favourites, but we are ready to show that we are not pushovers. It is a match we want to give our best because we are prepared."
The Millers picked a point from K’Ogalo when they held them to a 2-2 draw in the first leg at the Afraha Stadium
Chemelil is currently 15th on the log with 27 points.