Youthful Nick Mwendwa in saddle as Nyamweya nicks off

Newly elected FKF President Nick Mwendwa (seated-right) is congratulated by FKF Electoral Board members Bishop Bernard Njoroge (left) and Prof Wamukoya Edward with also Fifa officials Primo Carvaro and Ledenga Tenga on February 10, 2016 at Safaricom Indoor Arena. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO |

What you need to know:

  • The youthful Kariobangi Sharks chairman garnered 50 votes with his closest challenger, Ambrose Rachier polling 27.
  • Mwendwa takes over from outgoing FKF boss Sam Nyamweya, who withdrew his candidature from the elections minutes before the exercise started.
  • Team Change dominates polls at Kasarani amid claims of bribery
  • Mwendwa’s running mate, Doris Petra, triumphed with 36 votes to beat Andrew Amukowa on 21 and Dan Shikanda with 13.

The youthful long-serving Kariobangi Sharks chairman Nick Mwendwa is the new president of the Football Kenya Federation.

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