Kenya / Uganda: Firat leads Kenya in World Cup qualifiers against old enemy Uganda
The President of the Kenyan Football Association (FKF), Nick Mwendwa, has complained about what he believes is a significant delay by the government in sponsoring national teams before international matches.
The soccer coach spoke on Tuesday evening at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Nairobi at an event where MozzartBet hosted the Harambee Stars for dinner before the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda. Thursday.
This battle with the old enemy will take place at 4 p.m. at St. Marys Stadium in Kitende on the outskirts of Kampala.
“The (Michaels) ticket that Olunga took to Nairobi still has to be paid for. We submitted a request to the government (for funding) a month ago and sent a reminder last week, but there was no response.
“We spoke with partners and service providers to expand their offerings on credit,” said Mwendwa that she received no sponsors during the last matches of our women’s team (Harambee Starlets).
“The law requires the government to sponsor all national teams that compete in international tournaments. Sports PS Joe Okudo has no comment.
The development comes at a time when Mwendwa read the foul publicly during an examination ordered by the Sports Minister. of the Government, Amina Mohamed. But in addition to the statements of the football chief, team captain Olunga is optimistic that Kenya will continue to fulfill the task that awaits them in Kampala.
“The games against Uganda are often difficult and with their current form we have to do everything we can to keep up with them. I am sure we can give them a good game,” he said. Kenyan coach Engin Firat has chosen 24 players for the trip, including Belgian defender Joseph Okumu and Serbian midfielder Richard Odada, despite the two being suspected of being injured ahead of this competition.
The stars will no longer compete in the FIFA World Cup in the coming years.
The team are also looking for the number one on their fifth qualifying attempt after draws against Uganda and Rwanda and two consecutive losses to Mali.
Nhập i Names: Ian Otieno, James Saruni, Brian Bwire AKA: Joseph Okumu, Musa Mohamed, Abud Omar, Johnstone Omurwa, David Ochieng, Eric Ouma Midfielders: Amos Nondi, Abdallah Hasan, Richard Odada, Anthony Wambani, Kenneth Muguna, Duke Abuya , Alwyn Tera, Anthony Akumu, Cliff Nyakeya, Eric Johanna Omondi, Timothy Ouma, Samuel Onyango, Clifton Miheso Attaccanti: Michael Olunga, Ismael Dunga