Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai has lauded the Kenya Police Football team for gaining promotion to the Kenya Premier League.
Police FC beat Vihiga United 1-0 in the second leg of the FKF PL/NSL promotion/relegation playoff played on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at the Utalii Grounds.
Accompanied by the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji the IG said that the force will use that opportunity as a component to interact with wananchi a transition from the forces to the service.
“We will use this opportunity to interact more with wananchi and more interaction will improve the component of transition from the forces to service.
“As we are moving towards community policing this opportunity will strengthen our link with Mwanachi,” he said.
Clinton Kinanga bagged a goal for Kenya Police in the 32nd minute after converting from a penalty that bounced off the crossbar to his leg in the area. This closed the first half scores at 1-0.
After the breather, the stakes of the game went higher as Vihiga United was avoiding relegation with Kenya Police targeting at promotion to the FKF Premier League.
Kenya Police put up an impermeable defense that saw their promotion to the FKF Premier League as the final whistle sealed the scores at 2-1 on aggregate.
They now get ready for their FKF PL game against Kakamega Homeboyz on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at the Bukhungu Stadium.