BY MIKE OKINYI FOR WWW.EDAILY.CO.KE.
The government has announced that entry to Kasarani Stadium for Sunday’s crunch African Cup of Nations qualifier between Harambee Stars and Ethiopia will be free of charge.
The Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage, Rashid Echesa has announced that the gate fees have been waived as part of government efforts to ensure Kenya qualifies for the 2019 AFCON Finals in Cameroon.
“Our National Soccer Team Harambee Stars has has continued to perform well in the AFCON matches where Kenya has beaten Ghana and drawn with Ethiopia.
“I wish to announce that entry to the Stadium at Kasarani will be free of charge to allow Kenyans cheer their team to victory,” CS Echesa said in a statement.
A win for Kenya, who battled to a 0-0 draw against Ethiopia in Bahir Dar on Wednesday, will take Kenya on the brink of a return to the continental showpiece after 14 years in the cold.