CHAN 2018: CAF Cancels Kenya Inspection Visit

The Confederation of African Football, CAF has canceled the planned facility inspection visit to Kenya ahead of the 2018 Championship for African Nations (CHAN).

The decision to cancel the inspection is as a result of the current political and security situation in the country following the annulment of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election by the Supreme Court of Kenya last Friday.

A letter from FKF President Nick Mwendwa reads: “We have just been informed that in light of the recent happenings CAF will be sending its second Vice President Mr. Constant Omari to access the political and security situation of the country before they can proceed with the inspection visit,”

The Caf inspecting delegation was scheduled to arrive Kenya for a five-day visit of facilities on 7th September and depart the East African country on 12th September 2017, ahead of the January-February 2018 CHAN.

A new inspection date will be announced after CAF’s second Vice President visit the country on Sunday evening.

The 2018 CHAN would take place in Kenya From January 11 to February 2.