Reuben Olita reports from Nairobi that fans who had secured tickets were left stranded ahead of what had been billed â€œthe clash of the centuryâ€ with adverts bearing the faces of superstars, Kaka and Robinho, in local dailies and radio promotions.
FKLâ€™s vice chairman, Erastus Okul said the team was thrashed by Uganda Cranes 4-1 and only managed to squeeze a 2-1 victory over Ugandan ex-internationals to prove that the planned friendly against Kenya national team will not add any value to the team.
â€œ We were told it was the Brazilian national team but we have since realized that it is not and we cannot allow our team to play them,â€ said the official.
Okul said the only option for the visiting side was to play a select side of retired former internationals.
However, Youth and Sports Ministry, Sports Stadia Management Board and representatives of an evangelical organisation that arranged the tie insists the match is on.
â€œWe are selling the tickets and ensuring the stadium is ready for the match,â€ an official said.
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