- The coach resigned a month ago siting Financial Struggles and pressure from fans
- Falcons failed to honour their matches against against Bungoma Queens, league defending champions Vihiga Queens and Wadadia.
- Any Team that gives three walkovers in the same season faces direct relegation.
Struggling Football Kenya Federation Women’s Premier League side Trans Nzoia Falcons have been relegated from the FKF Women’s Premierl League.
This is after dishing out a third straight walkover owing to their financial challenges.
Falcons failed to honour their matches against against Bungoma Queens, league defending champions Vihiga Queens and Wadadia.
Falcon’s Coach Resignation
Financial struggles and immense pressure from the fans forced Falcons head coach Justine Okiring to resign a month ago.
As per the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) rules, a team that gives three walkovers in the same season faces direct relegation.
“A club failing to turn up for any league or competition match shall submit a written explanation to the FKF National Leagues & Competitions Committee within forty-eight hours from the date of the match,” reads Rule 3.1.7. of FKF under the Fixtures Management and Fulfillment section.
“In respect of Rule 3.1.7. above, lack of finances shall not be considered an acceptable reason by the FKF.
“In case of withdrawal and/or deliberate refusal to honor engagements, the club shall be confirmed demoted and may be subject to further disciplinary action.
“Any club in a league format that does not turn up for three fixtures in a season and their explanation under Rule 3.1.7. is not accepted in all 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 league for the next season, and may face other disciplinary action.”