Kenyans assured of security at Kasarani Stadium ahead of qualifier match

Kenyans on twitter have been raising concern over the  state of security at Kasarani after the announcement by the sports ministry that the entry will  free. Some had earlier requested that security should be beefed up so as to avoid any mishaps. As a result of these complaints the Football Kenya Federation  through Nick Mwendwa has confirmed an assured Kenyans that their safety is guaranteed.

“Come to the game and come early, we’ve guaranteed security for you,” was Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa’s clarion call ahead of Sunday’s crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group “F” qualifier against Ethiopia at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Sources  available online also indicated that Security forces drawn from General Service Unit (GSU), regular police and National Youth Service (NYS) will be on the ground in numbers to maintain order from the moment the gates open at 9am.

“By 2pm the gates will be closed, only 50,000 fans will be allowed access to the stadium as per the two-thirds rule on stadium access by Caf and Fifa,” Mwendwa said during the presser held at MISC Kasarani.

The tickets will be offered on the basis of first come first served.  The decision on the free entry was made by the sports ministry as a way to show support to the Kenyan national team.

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