The implications for lasts year’s ban by World Football Governing body FIFA to Kenya over government interference is being felt years on despite Kenya being reinstated back.

The latest casualty is the Women’s Football team Harambee Starlets who have not been included in the Olympics Qualifiers.

Speaking to Ghetto Radio Sports FKF Chief Executive Officer Barry Otieno said that the submission of the teams was last year in April and the FIFA ban was still on.

“The deadline for submission was April 2022 and we were still under suspension,” said Barry.

The ban on Kenya came last year November when the then Cabinet Secretary for Sports Amina Mohamed ordered for an audit of FKF accounts.

The move saw FKF President Nick Mwendwa implicated with misappropriating money meant for the sport and was arrested and arraigned in court.

The ban also meant that Kenya was barred from taking part in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers while the women’s team – Harambee Starlets failed to play in two-legged qualifiers for the World Cup against Uganda.

Last season’s Women Premier League champions Vihiga Queens, were also excluded from the 2022 Cecafa Women’s Champions League Qualifers.

The tournament was played in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam last year. In the draw held by CAF on Tuesday in

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