Parliament summons Mwendwa as Fifa gives nod to investigate FKF

Nick Mwendwa

Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa during the unveiling of the national team's new partner on October 9, 2021.

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • By engaging Fifa, the government may have just killed two birds with a stone -- saving the country from being banned from competing in international football as well as saving football in the country from mismanagement. 
  • According to Fifa rules governing football federations in its member states across the globe, governments are not allowed to interfere with the management of federations, considered private football bodies in their respective countries. 

A parliamentary committee has summoned Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa to shed light on allegations of irregularly pocketing Sh11 million in allowances from the federation’s accounts. 

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