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Kenya Rugby REVERSE decision to cancel leagues
By Eric Njiru | Mon 27 Apr, 2020 16:59

Kenya Rugby Union has reversed a decision to cancel its competitions. The 2019/20 season now remains suspended and not cancelled. 

A statement from KRU on Monday said: “Following further consultations with clubs over the past one week regarding cancellation of the KRU calendar for the 2019/2020 season, the KRU is persuaded that stakeholders prefer a scenario where the season comes to a conclusion once the COVID-19 situation and its various restrictions ease.”

“KRU and Clubs have thus agreed to form a consultative committee to develop various scenarios and timelines under which the season can be concluded all factors considered.”

“With this in mind, the 2019/2020 season then stands suspended and not cancelled as earlier communicated.”

Earlier this month, KRU announced cancellation of Kenya Cup, Championship, ESS, Nationwide, Mwamba Cup and Enterprise Cup due to the uncertainty surrounding Covid 19. 

Clubs went on to challenge the decision asking KRU to "review and consider this position" and "in future consult your major stakeholders on such matters".

-More to follow 

Eric Njiru
Award-winning, bold, independent Rugby Journalist and Radio Presenter in Kenya, Southern Hemisphere with experience in Match-Day Reporting, News and Interviews. Covering Kenya 7s around the World. Email: ericnjiru41@gmail.com +254726205521
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