Betting giants Odibets on Tuesday gave a morale boost to the football national team Harambee Stars ahead of their qualifier match against Comoros today, Wednesday, evening.
This was after Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa announced that the betting firm would financially support Harambee Stars ahead of their qualifier match.
The partnership as revealed by FKF will see the betting firm support Harambee Stars as a token of appreciation for representing the country.
Addressing the press at Safari Park, Mr Mwendwa lauded the move as the start of good things for the national team.
“We thank Odibets for supporting Harambee Starsespecially ahead of the Comoros match tomorrow. We view this as a start of good things. When corporates see the value in football, it means we are headingin the right direction,” said FKF president.
On his part, Dedan Mungai, Odibets General Manager stated: “Odibets has come in to boost the national team, as a company we are committed to stand with the team through thick and thin, the days of players feeling demotivated should be behind our backs.”
Harambee Stars AFCON qualifier against Comoros will be played at the Kasarani Stadium behind closed doors.