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Nick Mwendwa appeals for government financial support

With many international matches lined up for national football teams, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) chairman Nick Mwendwa has appealed to the government to support their course to register good results.

On Tuesday, Mwendwa appealed for financial backing ahead of the upcoming assignments involving the Harambee Stars, Harambee Starlets as well as the Emerging Stars.

On Wednesday, national women soccer team Harambee Starlets will be hosting Ghana’s Black Queens in a friendly match at Kasarani, before the team jets out for the Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana.

Mwendwa urged the Government to see to it that the Sports Fund, established under the Sports Act to raise funding for the development of Sports, is fully operationalized as a long-term funding strategy for the National teams.

Apart from the Starlets, the Emerging Stars are currently holding open training sessions before they hit camp on Sunday, November 11, 2018, ahead of their upcoming Africa U23 Cup of Nations Qualifier against Mauritius, set to be played on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

The senior National Team, Harambee Stars, will also hit camp on Monday alongside the Emerging Stars ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier against Sierra Leone Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Source: Football Kenya

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