The Ingwe boss mocks the decision of FKF to suspend him and further says that they do not want points taken away
AFC Leopards chairman Dan Shikanda laughed at the Football Kenya Federation’s decision to deduct their three points as he skipped Mashemeji’s derby against Gor Mahia on Saturday.
The two Kenyan giants decided to skip the match at Thika Stadium because they demanded that the federation give them money from grants and also prize money for the final of the FKF Shield Cup.
But on Sunday, FKF confirmed they had deducted three points each from the two biggest clubs in the country as punishment and fined AFC Leopards 6 million for being the home team and Gor Mahia Ksh 4 million for being the away team.
The federation has confirmed through President Nick Mwendwa that it has banned the chairmen of the AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia, Shikanda and Ambrose Rachier, for two weeks pending a decision by the disciplinary committee.
Told Shikanda Now Purpose he will continue to perform his duties as chairman of the club and further stated that they are not interested in the points deducted.
What was said?
‘Let him take all the points, not even the three points, we do not need the points and by the time we decided not to play in the derby, it was clear that we had no interest in the points. not. I do not need the points, “said Shikanda. Purpose.
‘We stopped competing for points at the moment he declared Tusker as Kenya’s representative in the Caf Champions League, what can we still compete for? He can take all the points we’ve gained so far, if he wants to, we do not care.
‘If we needed the points, we should have honored the match, but we did not go because we did not need the points; he can take the points and donate them to Kariobangi Sharks, we do not need them.
‘He’s kidding with football, he’s playing games that are not good for the sport, he bought a trophy at Ksh100million, and then he’s going to lie to Kenyans on national TV that the trophy was bought at Ksh50million, who does it, or does he think we can not know where he bought it from? ”
Shikanda: Mwendwa can not suspend me
In his suspension, Shikanda said: ‘What power does Nick have? [Mwendwa] should you suspend me? What membership number is he at AFC Leopards? Nothing will change and his suspension has no consequences; I will continue to perform my duties as chairman of the AFC Leopards.
‘The suspension will not affect my work at AFC Leopards, even if he suspends me for 100 years [forget about the two weeks], it has no effect on my work at AFC, it’s a joke.
‘What article did he ask to suspend me? He daydreams, we will respond accordingly, no problem. ”