Former Kenya Football Chairperson Mohammed Hatimy passes on

Former Kenya Football Chairperson Mohammed Hatimy passes on
  • Mohammed Hatimy succumbed to Covid-19 related complications
  • He served as the Football Kenya Limited chair between 2005 and 2011
  • He was also a Nominated Member of County Assembly in Mombasa County and Chairperson of the Finance Committee of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party
  • Mental Health and Psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19

Former Football Kenya Limited (FKL) president Mohammed ‘Babady’ Hatimy has passed on.

Hatimy succumbed to Covid-19 related complications at Mombasa hospital where he’d been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit for the past week.

He was a long serving football administrator who was at the helm of football management in Kenya from 2005 to 2011.

He was also a Nominated Member of County Assembly in Mombasa County and Chairperson of the Finance Committee of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party.

Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa led the country’s football fraternity in mourning the former football boss whom he described as a dedicated leader.

‘This is a sad loss, not only for their immediate families, but for the entire Kenyan football fraternity and indeed to the nation as a whole.

“Hatimy was a dedicated leader of this beautiful game who worked tirelessly with his immeasurable contributions to make our football great. This is our collective loss,”

He is to be buried on Saturday at Kikowani Cemetery after 1pm prayers at Ummu Kultum Mosque.