NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 14 – Ailing Ulinzi Stars head coach Robert Matano is need of urgent medical treatment in India.
Matano, who was recently hospitalized at Coptic Hospital due to a kidney failure needs Sh5 million to undergo treatment at Sri Ramakrishna hospital in Tamil Nadu, India.
The Kenya football Coaches Association (KEFOCA) has organized a fund raising initiative to support Matano meet the target amounts to enable the coach to travel to India for specialized treatment.
KEFOCA chairman Ricky Solomon appealed to well wishers to come on board and support the initiative of assisting Matano getting treated.
The chairman said they will organize a major fund raiser on the evening of October 1 at the 680 Hotel in Nairobi.
At the moment, Matano undergoes dialysis four days per week at a cost of Sh43, 200 under the supervision of former Gor Mahia secretary general and the Kenya Professional Boxing Commission (KPBC) medical commission chair Dr Andrew Sule.
Solomon said KEFOCA has opened a bank account and Mpesa paybill number which can be used to channel the funds from well wishers.
Well wishers can deposit money to Robert Matano Medical Fund account number 04000026261 at Family Bank or Mpesa pay bill number 811328
Matano is one of the successful coaches in Kenya having won Kenyan Premier League title with Sofapaka (2009) and Tusker FC (2012) as well as the KPL Top 8.
Account Name: Robert Matano Medical Fund
Account number: 04000026261
Mpesa Paybill Number: 811328
Account Name: Robert Matano