Kenya is among a number of African countries that will welcome the FIFA World Cup trophy as it makes a world tour ahead of this year’s tournament in Qatar.
This will be the third time in the recent past the trophy lands in Nairobi, having done so again in 2010 and 2018.
Debra Mallowah, Vice President, Coca-Cola, East and Central Africa Franchise confirmed this on Monday afternoon, in an event she also revealed there will five lucky winners who will travel to watch the quadrennial tournament.
“We are excited to bring the FIFA World Cup trophy to Kenya to give millions of Kenyans an opportunity to experience the magic of the event even if the country did not qualify for the tournament,” Mallowah said.
Adding: “We are thrilled to share this iconic moment with our consumers, stakeholders, and football fans in Kenya. Football is a sport that unites us all in a unique way, and this will be a moment for all of us to enjoy and be part of this global, iconic experience.”
The world is gearing up for the biggest football tournament, which is set for November/December in the Arab nation.