36 year old Mwendwa to take Kenya to the promised land
10 February 2016, 17:57
Nairobi - 36 year old Nick Mwendwa has been elected the Football Kenya Federation chairman.
The Kariobangi Sharks chair won the elections Wednesday by a landslide Wednesday at the Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani beating closest challenger Ambrose Rachier 50 to 27 votes.
The passionate Mwendwa replaces Sam Nyamweya who earlier quit for personal reasons.
" I am proud to assume this position and will take nothing for granted. I thank God for everything he has done for me and I will do my very best with his guidance to lift the fortunes of Kenyan football," an emotional Mwendwa said.
Mwendwa promise to build structures in place to see national team Harambee Stars grow exponentially.
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" The biggest challenge will be the national team Harambee Stars and I am certain that we will lift it," he added.
Nyamweya stated that he was happy to see Mwendwa rise to the position.
" He is a passionate young man and I am sure that the FKF is now in very good hands," he added.
Mwendwa takes office with immediate effect and will lead the charge to see Kenya qualify for the 2017 African Cup of Nations.
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