Ticket prices have been cut to 80% in Kenya. It has been carried out to turn up fans and make them support their favorite national team louder. It should help to have Tanzania defeated in an African Nations Championship qualifier this weekend.
Now sport fans can access Nairobi’s 60,000-capacity Kasarani Stadium to watch the highly anticipated east African match for a lower fee – it has been cut to about 100 Kenyan shillings, which is equal to $0.96.
As a rule, tickets for an international match are worth 500 shillings in this country, while attending domestic matches is possible for at least 50 shillings.
The previous weekend, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Kenya managed to draw 0-0. It tilted another round towards the Harambee Stars that precedes the second led.
Nick Mwenda, the Kenyan football boss told in his interview that they cut the ticket price to attract as many fans as possible because the national team requires their powerful support. He added that the national team has a really good chance to get to the final qualifying round, so a huge number of faithful fans will be a good motivation for the team. The team demonstrated decent performance in Tanzania, so it’s up to fans to ensure the full support, so the guys could complete their job successfully for the sake of the country.
Kenneth Muguna, the midfielder is assured that his country is capable of triumphing and getting closer to the finals of a contest limited to sportsmen performing in their country of birth. He added that they wouldn’t like to take anything for granted due to the fact they already managed to defeat Tanzania. However, if everyone does his job in the proper way there aren’t any reasons to worry.
Meanwhile, Erasto Nyoni, the Tanzania defender compared the national team the Taifa Starts with soldiers who defend the honor of their country.