Gor Mahia leaders are set to meet at the Nyayo National Stadium tomorrow (9/10/16) to study and make necessary amendments to the club’s draft constitution.
If the leaders reach an agreement, a date shall be set for a Special General Meeting to either accept or reject the document.
The Special General Meeting will also provide necessary guidelines of abiding by the Sports Act as well as the Caf (Confederation of African Football) Club Licensing rules.
The Kenya Premier League champions are in a hurry to beat CAF’s November 30 deadline for Club Licensing as well as to streamline its operations in line with the requirements of the Sports Act.
Gor Mahia FC Chairman Ambrose Rachier on Thursday (6/10/16) announced that the club will hold its elections in December assuring all was well in the club in the face of growing unrest.
“We have a new drafted constitution that will be passed by members before we go to elections. We have to comply with the Sports act first before we conduct our elections.”
“We will hold a special general meeting on Sunday 9 October where all branch chairmen will attend and we will brief them on matters new constitution. They will discuss before the constitution I adopted,” indicated Rachier.
The chairman also responded to criticism from the Gor Mahia branch officials who claimed they had not been involved in the making of their draft constitution.
“Our last Annual General Meeting was in August 2014. The Sports Act allows us to hold an AGM after two years. We have set this year’s meeting for December to allow for an uninterrupted season for the players and it’s during which that we’ll elect new leaders,” he said.
Mr Rachier also reiterated that the elections will be free and fair in accordance with the Sports act.
He added that they will engage an independent body to ensure that the polls will be free and fair.