The Football Kenya Federation Caretaker Committee has given their recommendation as they six months mandate to oversee the running of all football activities in the country comes to a close.
Led by Judge Aaron Ringera, the group met Sports Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed on Tuesday to hand the documents which had a series of recommendations despite not leaving after elections as earlier stipulated.
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The report includes the amendment of the FKF constitution with a recommendation to hand the Kenyan Premier League to a Limited company.
The chaos between the committee and the former Federation is threatening to derail Harambee Stars’ participation in the 2023 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers where Kenya has been placed in the same group as Cameroon, Burundi, and Namibia.
- That the FKF Constitution be amended to comply with the Constitution of Kenya and the Sports Act.
- Following the adoption and enactment of the FKF Constitution, Elections were conducted in compliance with the Constitution of Kenya, the Sports Act & the new FKF Constitution.
- That the FKF hands over the running of the leagues to a Limited Company for the efficient and effective running of the leagues.
- That the Ministry of Sports, Heritage and Culture adopts the report on the commercialization of football as a sport including the appointment of a Director of Football who is to be a government employee.
- That the Sports Registrar and FKF work in harmony to ensure that clubs and branches comply with the provisions of Section 46 of the Sports Act and the FIFA club licensing rules on registration.
- That the FKF adopts a more transparent and accountable governance system that involves the disclosure of information including its sources of funding (FIFA, donors, Government, etc) to its members and that these funds be utilized for nurturing/development of sports
- That the FKF digitalizes its processes by adopting an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
- That the FKF conducts regular workshops for players, club medics, and referees to promote awareness on sports science including nutrition, anti-doping, injuries, and treatment as well as endorse the importance of medical insurance for all players.
- FKF ensures that all leagues currently being played by men are also introduced for women players. These include NSL and Division Two. And FKF introduces leagues for under 13, 15, 17 for boys and girls in liaison with the Primary and Secondary Schools Sports Associations.
- That the government ensures that all sports facilities that are used for football meet international standards as stipulated by CAF and FIFA.
11. That the appointments of Coaches, technical persons, and match officials be on clear contract terms.
- That FKF introduces beach and futsal league.
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