Sofapaka Players Stranded in Nairobi After Failing to Raise Airfare to Zimbabwe

Sofapaka FC Players

Players of top Kenya Premier League side Sofapaka are tonight stranded in Nairobi after failing to raise $24,000 in airfare to Harare Zimbabwe.

The players were scheduled to depart Nairobi this evening but this has not been possible as sources close to the players indicate that the club owes the tour agent more than $10,000 in unpaid dues.

The players and club officials scheduled to travel to Zimbabwe are listed in the official mail below

Sofapaka Players

The club is the country’s representative in the CAF Confederation cup where they will play Zimbabwe’s FC Platinum. The club President, Elly Kelekwa is said to be looking for money from friends to enable the team to travel to Zimbabwe.

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