Mwendwa raises red flag over football funding

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  • He noted that members of the national women’s team are owed allowances of Sh80,000 each and that the federation is yet to pay Utalii Hotel Sh7 million for the team’s accommodation ahead of the abortive outing to the continental tournament in Ghana.
  • Having already been assured of a ticket to the eight-nation Ghana tournament, Kenya was again withdrawn with the Confederation of African Football throwing out an appeal by FKF against Guinea Bissau for fielding an ineligible player.

If the government fails to provide funding for football programmes in the next seven days, then Harambee Stars’ return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals in March will be disastrous, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa has warned.

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