Clubs risk relegation failure to acquire Caf licensing deadline

By Bernard Okumu

Seven Kenyan Premier League Clubs risk being relegated from the top tier league should they fail to beat Friday’s extended Caf Club licensing deadline.

The seven: Posta Rangers, Western Stima, Muhoroni Youth, Mathare United, Sony Sugar, Sofapaka and Thika United failed to beat the Monday deadline but were handed Friday deadline.

The deadline will elapse on Friday noon for the clubs affected to submit their documents to the club licensing committee chaired by Prof.Edwin Wamukoya.

The licensing comitee will meet on Jamuary 3rd to scrutinize the re-submitted documents and hand the report to FKF January 4th.

Mwendwa says if the 7 clubs fail to meet the deadline, KPL might have less teams in 2017.

Aggrieved Clubs will have an option of appealing the decision to FKF’S appeals committee 13 days after the licensing committee submits its final recommendations.

The deadline for the second tier teams is January 31 but Nzoia Sugar who earned promotion to next years to tier have Friday deadline to beat.

Tusker FC and Ulinzi are the only clubs that have fully complied.

They will represent Kenya in the Africa champions League and CAF CONfederations cup matches respectively.

Clubs must prove their ownership and finances have junior teams in place coached by a caf level c license holding coach.


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