FKF appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Football Kenya Federation has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer.

The new man, who will steer the FKF secretariat, is Robert Muthomi, who replaces Michael Esakwa. Muthomi is a Bachelor of Science graduate (Chemistry and Botany) from Egerton University and is expected to deliver a strategic, an operational plan and essentially run the day to day operations of the federation.

An ardent soccer fan, Robert is credited with reviving Nakuru AllStars, a legacy soccer club that had folded in 1969. As exclusively revealed by Goal on Monday, the federation has also confirmed Phoebe Amuyunzu as the new Head of Competitions.

Amuyunzu joins the federation from Kenyan Premier League Limited and will in her new role oversee the administration of the game by liaising with all affiliated leagues and federation’s competitions.

In addition to her duties, she will serve as the FKF Transfer Management System (TMS) Manager whereby she will oversee the administration of player’s registrations and transfers while processing of international transfers of professional players through Fifa’s TMS.

The federation has further appointed Christine Ojode as the new Finance Director. Speaking about the appointments, Football Kenya Federation President, Nick Mwendwa said: “The appointment of the three professionals is a clear indication of my team’s commitment to inject professionalism into the management of football in Kenya.

“It reinforces our pledge to overhaul and reshape the administration of football in the country. Equally, it denotes that we will be an employer, who embraces diversity and equal opportunity for all.”

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