in

Ex-Man United Defender Rio Ferdinand To Tour Kenya

rio Ferdinand

rio Ferdinand

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is poised to tour Kenya in the coming months.

While in the country, the ex-England international will conduct soccer clinics and meet his fans, according to tour planners.

The tour is sponsored by Kenya’s giant brewers EABL and has elicited varied reactions from across section of Kenyans.

Some feel that money used to finance the tour could have gone into developing grassroots football in the country so that Kenyans can also have their own “Rio”.

EABL owned Kenyan Premier League side Tusker FC is nowhere near being a professional side.

The club’s playing ground at Ruaraka has one of the worst pitches in the country and there have been calls for the company to use their financial muscle to upgrade it.

Rio will become the third football star to be shipped in by EABL in the recent times after former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry and ex-Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo.

Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to news@kahawatungu.com

Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

Email: news@kahawatungu.com

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    jacque maribe

    Jacque Maribe Resurfaces, Records Statement At Kilimani Police Station (Photos)

    Mary Njambi

    Nominated MCA Mary Njambi Denies Causing Chaos During Elachi’s Dramatic Ouster