FKF President Nick Mwendwa on Sunday opened a new battel frontier for the war-weary Federation by provisionally suspending the chairmen of Kenyan’s most popular clubs Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards over the fallout on Saturday’s Mashemeji derby snub.

Apart from suspending Ambrose Rachier of Gor and AFC Leopards chairman Dan Shikanda, Mwendwa also announced at a press briefing held on Sunday in Nairobi that due to the snub of the Saturday league fixture, the two clubs have both been decuted three points while Gor have been fined Sh4 million and Leopards Sh6 million.

The two clubs last week threatened not to honour the fixture demanding grants amounting to Sh3 million, with Gor claiming the lion’s share at Sh2 million by winning the FKF Cup.  Ingwe were runners up and were to contend with Sh1 million.

It is these monies that formed the bone of contention but there is no love lost between Rachier and Mwendwa moreso after the fight over the expansion and composition of the league.

Rachier, then serving as KPL Chairman had opposed the move to expand the league from 16 to 18 teams. Rachier also opposed the League’s Broadcast deal, signed between the Federation and Chinese firm StarTimes.

The stringent measures taken by the FKF chief will certainly open a can of worms in the next weeks.

By Citizen Digital

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