FKF condemns AFC Leopards-Gor Mahia

Nick Mwendwa

FKF President Nick Mwendwa has reprimanded the acts of hooliganism witnessed during a top tier match pitting Gor Mahia against AFC Leopards on August 25, 2018, at the MISC Kasarani.

The match witnessed a 10-minute stoppage as fans expressed their disapproval with Gor Mahia’s second goal through destruction of the Stadium’s facilities.  AFC Leopards fans turned rowdy after Gor Mahia scored the second in their 2-0 win which handed them the 17th KPL title.

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Sports Kenya has banned AFC Leopards from using the facility indefinitely and the club could be slapped with costs for the damage after a section of its fans broke the seats,

The cost of the damage caused by fans during the Mashemeji derby at Moi International Sports Center Kasarani on Saturday 25th August could be as high as Ksh. 3 million.

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“We are doing a lot as a Federation to lobby for better infrastructure. It is thus disappointing that we witnessed the destruction of the only facility we have for high-level international matches,” decried FKF President Nick Mwendwa.

“We have written to the Kenyan Premier League to take necessary action,” he added.

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The MISC Kasarani stadium will host the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier pitting Kenya against Ghana on September 8, 2018.

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