In Summary
  • This now means that the National Super League (NSL) round two match between Modern Coast Rangers and KCB set for the venue this Saturday will have to be moved to a different venue as the facility is unavailable. 

Construction of the Bomu Stadium in Changamwe, Mombasa will be completed this Saturday, Babu Rajab, county Chief Executive Officer, Department of Youth, Gender and confirmed Wednesday.

According to Babu, former Kenya internationals and former Tanzania internationals football players will feature in an exhibition match during the official launch of the  3,000-capacity stadium.

Nation Media Group football team, that was partly sponsored by Grain Bulk Handlers and Coast Bus for their friendly match against the county government team recently, will have a chance to prove their mettle when they meet again in the curtain raiser if all plans go according to schedule.

“Nation Media Group are our partners and have helped us a great deal in all we are doing to develop sports and its infrastructure in Mombasa and we would therefore be happy when they attend  the launch,” said Babu.

This now means that the National Super League (NSL) round two match between Modern Coast Rangers and KCB set for the venue this Saturday will have to be moved to a different venue as the facility is unavailable. 

“Following an inspection visit by the Mombasa County we wish to assure the soccer fraternity that the upgrading of the Bomu Stadium will be completed  this Saturday. I am happy with the ongoing progress of the complex and the contractor is working round the clock with the carpet layout almost finished," Babu said.

The Brazil-trained football coach said the 3,000-seater Bomu Stadium meets minimum threshold for hosting local and international matches and will therefore be used for some high profile games as renovations works at the Mombasa County stadium undergoes renovation.