Kenyan Premier League giants AFC Leopards has called for a fundraiser to help them offset their ‘financial commitments’ in order to avoid looming sanctions from the world football governing body, FIFA.
Leopards have been struggling financially in the past years where they have been fined for failing to pay their players and coach; the club’s Executive Committee deciding to host a fundraiser to help ease their financial demands.
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In a statement, Leopards noted: “AFC Leopards SC invites fans, members and well-wishers to a major fundraiser to be held on September 30, 2021.
“The fundraiser will be held at the United Kenya Club from 5.00 pm and will be presided over by Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and ASALs Eugene Wamalwa.”
The club’s chairman Dr. Dan Shikanda has appealed to fans and members to turn up in large numbers and donate with those who cant be able to make it to the venue encouraged to donate through the 196464 Paybill number.
Despite their struggles, Leopards kicked off their season with a 1-0 win over defending Champions Tusker FC and will hope for the same outing when they face KCB FC.
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