FKF NEC Member for Coast and CAF Match Commissioner Mohamed Omar dies of covid-19
Sam Nyaweya with [Right] Mohamed Omar

The Kenyan football fraternity is mourning following the death of Football Kenya Federation (FKF) NEC Member for Coast and CAF Match Commissioner Mohamed Omar.

According to family sources, Omar died of COVID-19 on Friday morning in Mombasa.

Mohamed Omar was among key people to force Fifa to agree to compel Football Kenya Limited to conduct all inclusive elections in 2011.

FKF NEC Member for Coast and CAF Match Commissioner Mohamed Omar dies of covid-19
Omar seen with Twaha Mbarak were in Zurich Switzerland when they went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport when then KFF stakeholders lodged a case against Fifa in 2009 [photo courtesy]

FKF presidential Aspirant Twaha Mbarak condoled with the family, saying Kenya had lost a season football administrator and a legal mind.

More to follow…

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