FKF allegedly set to cough out a cool KSh 100 million to play World Champions Les Bleus
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) could part with over KSh 100 million appearance fee before they play World Champions France in an international friendly match.
This is part of the build up matches lined up by Harambee Stars as part of the three-week training programme ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament to be staged in Cairo, Egypt between June 21 and July 19.
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The FKF has reportedly already signed a deal with the French Football Association ahead of the friendly, that is yet to be confirmed.
Kenya stand a chance to test themselves against the best the football world has to offer including top stars like Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe.
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However, Nick Mwendwa's office now says that the friendly is in limbo with the Ministry of Sports still dragging it's foot on releasing the KSh 200 million funds set aside for AFCON preparations.
"FKF will pay French FA one million Euros (Sh113 million) appearance fee. The match will be at the Parc de Princess,” Mwendwa further disclosed.
Les Bleus beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final in Russia to clinch the world most coveted football trophy.
French Kenya coach Sebastien Migne and his men plan to travel to France two weeks from now for the planned training camp.
TUKO.co.ke previously reported that Ghana beat Kenya 1-0 in a tough AFCON Group F qualifier, played at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday, March 23.
Kwesi Appiah fielded an exceptionally strong team tasked with seeking revenge on the Kenyans for their first leg 1-0 defeat in Nairobi.
Story by Sasha Amor, TUKO Correspondent.
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