The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo the go ahead to organize a friendly match proposed for early October in the first of the month’s international breaks.
In a letter addressed to the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) as well as the DR Congo FA, CAF has confirmed DR Congo’s willingness to host the game as well as Kenya’s acceptance to participate and in effect, post the approvals for the Tuesday 4 October clash.
The match, as per DR Congo’s application, will be thus be hosted at the Stade de Martyrs in Kinshasa and the only condition for the two nations as posted by CAF, is that they run the match in conformity with the FIFA rules and regulations regarding international friendly matches.
Congo will be using the match as part of the nation’s preparations for the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon.
Kenya has another friendly match lined up in Nairobi against Cameroon on 28 October but this will be set aside locally based players only.