BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND SEPT 2017-The verdict on whether Kenya will host the 2018 CHAN tournament will be delivered this Saturday 23rd October.
Football Kenya Federation boss Nick Mwendwa, together with Sports Principal secretary Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia and CHAN local organizing committee chairman Herbert Mwachiro left the country today (Friday ) for the capital city of Ghana Accra, where they will participate in Confederations of African Football (CAF) meeting slated for Saturday.
CAF is expected to make a final decision on whether next year’s African Nations Championships will be held in Kenya in January.
Kenya’s preparations for the biennial event had been delayed by various factors including, lack of funds, ebbing Kenya’s hopes of hosting the event which brings together players who ply their trade in the African leagues.The event which brings 16 teams, is scheduled to be held between the 12th of January and 2nd of February, 2018.
On Thursday, the Cabinet approved an allocation of 4.2 billion shillings in its supplementary budget which is due to be table in parliament for approval.