Sports cabinet secretary, Rashid Echesa has announced that footballs fans wishing to cheer Harambee Stars on Sunday during their return leg match against Ethiopia will be allowed free entrance.
A resilient Harambee Stars side, drew 0-0 away in Bahir Dar in a stadium packed to capacity and now require just three points in order to qualify for the 2019 African cup of nations tournament in yaounde cameroon.
In a statement sent to newsrooms, praised Kenya’s improvement on the pitch which saw them beat Black Star’s of Ghana as well as grabbing a point in Ethiopia.
Our national soccer team Harambee Stars has continued to perform well in the AFCON matches where Kenya has beaten Ghana and drawn with Ethiopia. In this respect, the government has stepped up support for the team to ensure that Kenya qualifies for the AFCON 2019 championships to be held in Cameroon. The statement read in part.
….Subsequently, I wish to announce that entry to the stadium at Kasarani will be free of charge to allow Kenyans to cheer their team their team to victory. He said.