Federations turn heat on Kaberia over funds release

Sports federations chiefs, seated from left, Andrew Mudibo (table tennis), Paul Mutwii (athletics) and Nick Mwendwa (football) appear before the Committee on Sports of the National Assembly at Parliament Buildings on November 5, 2019. PHOTO | POOL

What you need to know:

  • Harambee Stars are set to face Egypt in Cairo in the opening match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on November 14
  • Mwendwa also faced questions from the committee on use of millions of shillings his federation receives from international affiliates such as Fifa
  • The national sevens rugby team is also expected to leave the country on Wednesday to play in an Olympic qualifier but is also facing financial challenges

Four sports federations Tuesday trained their guns at Sports Principal Secretary Kirimi Kaberia, accusing him of failing to release funds required by national teams and athletes to compete in international assignments.

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