April 14, 2024

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FKF audit reveals 14 different bank accounts, unaccounted Government grants, unauthorized withdrawals

It was observed that there were un-procedural withdrawals of large amounts totaling Ksh 29,502,709 from FKF bank accounts. Most of the withdrawals were majorly made from the bank accounts that were not disclosed to the inspection committee at the time of inspection.

FKF Head Honchos spend weekend behind bars

Their arrests are in connection with the recent move by the Kenyan Government to disband the organization and replace it with a caretaker committee. It also comes in the wake of an audit report which has allegedly reveal years of financial impropriety at the body mandated to run the game in Kenya.

Otieno's Omaha through to USL League One final

Former Gor Mahia midfielder Tobias Otieno’s Union Omaha are through to the final of the USL League One playoffs after thumping FC Tuscon 6-1 in semifinal action early Sunday morning.

FIFA responds to FKF's disbandment

Any failure to these obligations may lead to sanctions provided for in the FIFA Statutes, even if the thirdparty influence was not the fault of the member association concerned (cf. art. 14 par. 3 of the FIFA Statutes). In essence, we consider that the aforementioned decision by the Cabinet Secretary to appoint a FKF Caretaker Committee in lieu of the elected FKF Executive Committee is undoubtedly contrary to the above principles.

We're still here - Defiant Mwendwa responds to FKF disbandment

“I reject the appointment of the 15-member committee to run FKF operations on the back of graft investigations. We won’t accept that decision by the Sports ministry. We shall remain in charge, and football will continue in this country under our leadership," said Mwendwa.

FKF disbanded

"First, the Football Kenya Federation has failed to account for all the monies allocated to it by the Government. All beneficiaries of the Fund are as a matter of course trained on how to apply, utilize and account for the funds. The beneficiaries are also aware that they are required to fully disclose any financial assistance received from other sponsors. Football Kenya Federation has fallen short of this requirement.”

Amina wants me gone - Mwendwa

FKF has been under increased scrutiny for poor performances by the Harambee Stars as well as financial impropriety under the stewardship of current Head Honcho Mwendwa.

Wadau Premier League and BetLion partner for third series

BetLion comes in as the main sponsor of the third series and the company’s Managing Director Robert Chirchir is optimistic of expanding the partnership further.

Government allows fans back into stadia

Sports lovers in Kenya can enjoy the gift of live action following the Government’s decision to allow fans back into stadia, albeit at two thirds capacity. This move comes hot on the heels of the Presidential directive lifting the Covid 19 enforced dusk to dawn curfew on Mashujaa Day. 

Oliech, Kayange feted on Mashujaa Day

Dennis Oliech and Humphrey Kayange were among 30 Kenyan sports personalities recognized as heroes during the 2021 Mashujaa Day celebrations held on 20 October 2021.