Football Kenya Federation caretaker committee has suspended five leagues in the country for a period of two weeks.
On its first day of operation, the committee led by Retired Justice Aaron Ringera unanimously decided that the FKF Premier League, National Super League, Division One league, Women’s Premier League and Women’s Division One League are suspended effective Friday.
“This decision has been reached to ensure regularisation of t he league activities across the country. The committee will be engaging with clubs and other football stakeholders in due course,” read a statement signed by Ringera.
However, leagues at branch and sub branch level will continue as normal.
“We wish to reassure all lovers of Kenyan football that the committee will ensure smooth operations of all football activities across the country and beyond,” added the statement.
However, all the leagues running under the branches and sub-branches will continue as normal.
“We wish to reassure all lovers of Kenyan football that the committee will ensure smooth operation of all football activities across the country,” said Ringera.
On Thursday sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed disbanded Football Kenya Federation and appointed a caretaker committee to run the football.
The CS had revealed that FKF’s disbandment was taken following a government investigation into FKF finances having failed to account for funds received.
The top tier football leagues suspension comes hours after Sports Cabinet Secretary, Amina Mohamed gazetted the newly appointed Football Kenya Federation Caretaker Committee and Secretariat.
The 15-member committee will be chaired by retired judge Aaron Ringera.
Other members include General (Rtd) Moses Oyugi, Fatma Adan, Philip Musyimi Mue, Anthony L. Isayi, Elisha Chepchieng Kiplagat, Hassan Mahmoud Haji, Fredrick Tureisa Lekesike and Mwangi Muthee, Neddy Atieno, J. J Masiga, Bobby Ogola, Richard Omwela, Titus Kasuve, and Ali Amour.
The secretariat will be led by Linda Oguttu, who will be assisted by Michael Mucheni and Lorine Nerea Shitubi. Members will be Caesar Handa, Habo Mwachiro, Edward Rombo, Hiba Hussein, Gabriel Warigi, Dr Walter Ongeti, Rashid Khamisi Ali Shedu, Hon. Rachael Kamweru and Robin Toskin.
Sports Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed also handed over the FKF Inspection Report to FKF Caretaker Committee chair Justice (Rtd) Aaron Ringera on Friday, November 12, 2021.