Kenya FA President Granted Bail, FIFA Want Dialogue With Govt
Embattled President of Kenya FA Nick Mwendwa has been granted bail by a court in Nairobi just as FIFA have said they are open to a dialogue with the Government.
Mwendwa was arrested Friday and was brought to court today in handcuffs over corruption charges.
He was later granted bail (cash $400,000 or bond $700,000), while the court will Wednesday rule on the prosecution’s request for him to be detained for 14 days to complete investigations into the allegations against the FKF top officials.
As expected, FIFA have fired a letter threatening to impose a ban on Kenya Football should the Government fail to set aside a caretaker committee it appointed to replace the dissolved FKF Executive Committee.
FIFA stated the appointment of a caretaker committee was a direct interference in the running of football in Kenya.
However, in the letter signed by FIFA General Secretary Fatma Samoura, the world football governing body said they will be open for a video conference with Government officials to resolve this matter.