The FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura has this Wednesday morning arrived in Nairobi, Kenya for a 2-day visit.
Samoura was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President, Nick Mwendwa.
The FIFA Secretary General together with the Chief Women’s Football Officer at the world football body, Sarai Bareman will hold talks with the football leadership in Kenya, before gracing the final of the CECAFA Women’s Champions League on Thursday.
“We welcome the FIFA Secretary General to Kenya. We look forward to engaging her about the development of the game in Kenya,” added Mwendwa.
The play-off and final of the CECAFA Women’s Champions League have now been moved from Nyayo Stadium to the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.
Kenya’s Vihiga Queens FC will face in-form Commercial Bank of Ethiopia FC in the final, while the earlier play-off match will see Lady Doves FC (Uganda) battle Simba Queens FC of Tanzania.
The champion will join seven other teams to take part in the inaugural TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League final to take place in Egypt.
Her Excellency, Samia Suluhu Hassan, the President of the Republic of Tanzania supported the competition with a financial boost of US$100,000.
The winners of the tournament will take a cash prize of US$30,000, the runners-up will bag US$20,000 and the third placed US$10,000.
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