In a letter dated 14th May 2022 and signed by head of secretariat Linda Ogutu addressing Mathare chairman Bob Munro, the Committee reiterated that it made the choice after Mathare United gave out three walkovers within the nation’s high tier league.
“We have in our possession the match officials’ reports on your matches…pitting yourselves against Bandari FC, Ulinzi Stars FC and Sofapaka FC and which were scheduled to be played…,” the assertion learn.
“It is clear due to this fact that the mentioned matches weren’t performed for the explanations attributed to your staff which didn’t honour the fixtures and the identical had been thus awarded to your opponents.
“It is discernible from the foregoing that your staff has to this point didn’t play three matches this season.
Ogutu went forward to state that the Committee demoted the Slum Boys in compliance with the stipulated FKF statutes.
“As offered for by… the principles and rules governing Kenyan Football which states; ‘any club in a league format that does not turn up for three fixtures in a season and their explanation… is not accepted in all the three incidences to the FKF National Leagues and Competitions Committee, shall be suspended for the rest of the season, shall be relegated to a lower tier for the next season and may face other disciplinary action.’
“We therefore hereby write to you decreeing that having failed to play three matches in contravention of the above stated rule… Mathare United FC has been suspended from the FKF Premier League 2021/22 season and shall be relegated to the National Super League for the next season.”
This growth comes amid grave monetary constraints bedevilling a number of golf equipment within the nation’s high flight league.
Earlier, Mathare United Chairman Bob Monro took the blame to Football Kenya Federation for the tribulations skilled in Kenya’s soccer for the time being.
Mathare United is backside of the FKF Premier League desk because the 2021/2022 season enters homestretch.