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Here’s where to catch free ride to Kasarani for Stars’ match against Ethiopia

Kenyan fan Jaro Soja celebrates during Kenya's match against Ghana in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Moi International Sports Stadium Kasarani on September 8, 2018. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO
Kenyan fan Jaro Soja celebrates during Kenya's match against Ghana in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Moi International Sports Stadium Kasarani on September 8, 2018. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO

Nairobi county government has made public specific pick up points where fans can catch a ride on Sunday morning to Kasarani Stadium for the high-billed match between Kenya and Ethiopia.

The two nations will clash on Sunday afternoon in Nairobi in the return leg of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification campaign.

The first leg match, which ended in a scoreless stalemate, was played on Wednesday evening to a sold out crowd in Bahir Dar Stadium.

In what appears to be move to get one better than the Ethiopia fans, the government promptly announced free entry for all fans wishing to watch the match.

And to ensure the fans arrive at the match venue on time, on Saturday Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko pledged to avail 150 buses that will be transport them to Kasarani at no cost.

PICK UP POINTS

According to a schedule that was released by City Hall, departure time will be at 11am at the designated pick up spots spread across the capital, including City Hall within the CBD, Dandora stadium, Camp Toyoyo in Eastlands, Reuben grounds and Nairobi West.

Other pick up points are Canaan, Kawangware BP, DC Kibra, Canaan Outering, Huruma stadium and Koyole Calvary.

After the match, the buses will likewise transport the fans back to their respective destinations.

At the same time, Mr Sonko has called for discipline on the part of the fans who will attend the match, urging them to desist from from acts of hooliganism.

“Let us use the facilities given in an orderly fashion and avoid breaching transport rules as we enjoy the game and support our stars to qualify for the 2019 Afcon tournament in Cameroon,” he said in a statement.

 

 



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