Kenya Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports & the Arts CS Hon Ababu-Terrah Egh this afternoon made an inspection tour of Kinoru Stadium in Meru County. He expressed his disappointment at the quality of work done on the stadium which cost the government over 900 million shillings
CS Ababu also added that state of Kinoru stadium is not reflective of the amounts the government has spent on its construction. “Our standards as Kenya Kwanza government are way higher and the people of Meru deserved better standards than this.” He said.
He also spoke on the need to construct stadias of international standards which he said are key to the development of players, further adding that Kenya need stadias that can protect players from injuries amd facilities that comfortably accommodate international CAF and FIFA games.
He confirmed that he has ordered audit on recently constructed stadias across the country to ascertain their standards vis a vis the amounts spent.
CS Ababu Namwamba also revealed that Kenya was planning on bidding to host the Africa Cup of Nations tournament jointly with the East Africa partner nations. “We want Confederation of African Football and FIFA to find our facilities worthy of hosting their event. We are working on bidding to host the next AFCON.”