Former Gor chair slams hooligans
31 October 2014, 09:24
Nairobi - Former Gor Mahia chairman Fred Mwango says the football hooliganism, which ruined Gor Mahia's fixture against Sofapaka last week, simply could not be justified.
Both clubs have been found guilty of committing infractions during
that match and punitive measures have subsequently been taken against
them. However, Mwango, given the influence that he has in Kenyan
football, thought it prudent to air his opinion on the matter.
football administrator was particularly critical of the manner in which
the violence was handled, suggesting that the law enforcement officials
stationed at the Kenyatta Stadium did not not execute their tasks
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"Though I condemn the hooliganism that left a trail
of destruction, I feel the Police officers on duty should be held
accountable for failing to discharge their duties," Mwango told Futaa.com.
"When they rush in throwing the tear gas, they inconvenience innocent people especially the disabled," added Mwango.
should be used as a last resort or when the situation gets out of hand
but not to everybody in the pitch. The Policemen lack adequate training
on crowd management."
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