By Lilian Meto,
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named only one Kenyan as part of its delegation to the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals tournament in Egypt.
Africa’s biggest football event gets underway June 21, and will run through July 19.
CAF will have a delegation of 204 members – led by the institution’s president Ahmad Ahmad –to work with the local organising committee (LOC) during the competition.
The Kenyan is Collins Okinyo who will be one of the 12 key Media officers at the competition in Egypt.Okinyo is also the founder and managing editor of www.soka25east.com
Speaking to www.soka25east.com Mr.Okinyo said “I want to thank CAF for the appointment and belief in my abilities.Its indeed a great honour to be part of the AFCON delegation to Egypt considering its the biggest football tournament in Africa and a dream for everyone to be part of the real action”
“I am glad that after working at CHAN in Morocco, i followed it up with numerous appointments at both CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup matches across the continent and worked at the AFCON U-17 in Tanzania just two months ago “
Cameroun, who have been drawn in Group F along with Benin, Ghana and Guinea-Bissau, are the defending champions. They beat Egypt 2-1 to clinch the coveted AFCON 2017 title, in Gabon, for their fifth time.