Barry Otieno named FKF interim C.E.O

Barry Otieno named FKF interim C.E.O

BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND JULY,2019-Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has named  its Communication manager Barry Otieno will take over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in an acting capacity.

This development comes just a day after Robert Muthomi stepped aside to allow investigations continue into allegations that he tried to aid the transfer of Kenyan international John Avire.

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa (left) appoints Barry Otieno as the acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Kandanda House on July 22, 2019. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION

Confirming the news,FKF president Nick Mwendwa revealed that Otieno will double up on both roles until investigations on Muthomi are concluded.

“Out of respect, Robert Muthomi has asked to step aside from his position and we have granted his wish, in the hope that he will in time be vindicated.

“The FKF emergency committee met yesterday and resolved to have Chief Communications Officer Barry Otieno act as CEO of the federation while Robert is away because FKF functions must continue to execute his mandate,” said Mwendwa during a presser at Kandanda House.

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