Kenyan fans relish the ongoing AFCON tournament in Cote d’Ivoire.

Kenyan football fans – staff from KCB and NBK are currently relishing the moments in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Ivory Coast.
The team that arrived in the West African country on January 18 was treated to football excellence as they watched Egypt vs. Ghana, which ended in a 2-2 draw at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium.

Kenyan fans pose for a photo in Cote D’Ivoire during the ongoing African Cup of Nations tournament

The following day, they traveled to Cote d’Ivoire’s second-largest capital, Yamoussoukro, where they got an opportunity to visit one of the largest catholic churches in the world, known as Our Lady of Peace Cathedral.
Speaking at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium yesterday evening, KCB’s Eric Oketch said:

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for us Kenyan football fans. We are having a good time here watching live matches in the amazing stadiums here at the Cote d’Ivoire. We have enjoyed the local delicacies, and the people have been welcoming.”

KCB’s Eric Oketch leads Kenyan fans cheering during Egypt vs Ghana match in the group stages at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium.

They have also visited the country’s other capital, Grand Bassam, to enjoy the local cuisine, played beach soccer, and went shopping at Kavu, the traditional shopping center that is based in Grand Bassam.

Yesterday evening, they once again returned to Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium to watch Guinea vs. Nigeria, which saw the Super Eagles trounce their opponents 1-0 to advance to the knockout stage of the tournament, marking its 35th edition this year.

The 25 staff from KCB and NBK were rewarded with the trip following their excellent performances in the ‘Form ni AFCON’ staff incentive campaign for the sale of life insurance underwritten by Old Mutual.

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