False Dawn as Works at Kipchoge Keino Stadium Fail to Kick Off

By Bernard Rotich and Sammy Lutta

Athletes will wait longer to use Kipchoge Keino stadium in Eldoret after construction works failed to kick off last week as promised by Ministry of Sports and Heritage in December.

The ministry had promised, in an exclusive interview with Nation Sport, that stalled construction works at the facility will resume in the second week of January and the stadium will be ready for use in April. Contractors had pulled out of the renovation works for almost a year citing lack of funds from the government.

Sports Principal Secretary Kirmi Kaberia had said they had met and ironed out thorny issues with the two main contractors, WIETC Company and Shiv Contractor, and they would resume their work at the stadium.

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