The 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier pitting Kenya against Congo on Sunday 5 May at the Moi International Sports Center (MISC) Kasarani has been handed a new kickoff time.
The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has issued communication that the match, initially listed to start at 4pm, has been moved by an hour earlier and will now be starting at 3pm.
The change, the federation explains, is meant to put the match in tandem with the CAF directive to have all matches starting at the same time.
“Harambee Stars AFCON qualifier match against Congo will start at 3pm tomorrow, Sunday June 5, 2016 and not 4pm as earlier communicated. The changes have been informed by CAF’s decision to have all AFCON matches begin at the same time.
“The match will be played at Kasarani stadium, with the mode of payment remaining cashless ticketing using the KCB Pepea Cards
The cards can be collected for free at any KCB Mtaani agent, KCB bank branches and at the Kencom bus station.
“Tomorrow the cards will be available at the periphery of the Kasarani stadium, however it is advisable for fans wishing to watch the match to collect and load their cards in advance so as to reduce the amount of time that they will be spend trying to gain access into the stadia,” a statement from the FKF noted.