Eligibility Criteria

Candidate Eligibility

 

The Electoral Board shall not impose any eligibility criteria or any other formal requirements that are not provided for in the FKF constitution and in this electoral code. The Electoral Board shall only request the documents that help establish whether the relevant eligibility criteria have been fulfilled. Such eligibility criteria and any other formal requirement shall be published on the FKF website.

 

 

  1. Candidates for the office of President and Vice President must meet the following requirements;

 

 

  1. Each candidate shall be a Kenyan Citizen who must have attained the   age     of eighteen (18) years.

 

 

  1. Each candidate shall have been active in football (i.e. registered as an NEC member, Committee member, Referee, Assistant Referee, Coach, Trainer, or as any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a Player) for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.

 

iii.    Each candidate shall present declarations of support from at least one (1) of the current FKF branches in five of the 20 branches in the eight regions of FKF (a minimum of five declarations) and from at least one 1 club from the Kenyan Premier League, one (1) club from the National Super League, one (1) club from the National Division 1 League, one (1) club from the Women’s Premier League or one (1) club from the Women’s Division One League (a minimum of four declarations). A candidate shall present a minimum of nine (9) declarations in total.

  1. iv. Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of suppor Each member may only present a declaration of support for one candidate for each of position of President and Vice President, such a declaration shall have been signed by the Chairperson and the Secretary of the branch, and by the Chairman for a club. If a member presents more than one declaration of support for any of these two positions, none of its declarations shall be deemed valid.
  2. v. Each candidate shall present a valid Kenyan Identity Card or Passport, a Certificate of Good Conduct that is no more than 6 months old, Clearance Letter from the Credit Reference Bureau, a Clearance certificate from Higher Educations Loans Board, acknowledgement document from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, and a valid Tax Compliance Certificate from K.R.A.

 

 

  1. Any Member who wishes to contest for the position of President or Vice President shall present his nomination forms and shall fulfill all the eligibility criteria required to vie for these positions as per this electoral code and the FKF constitution.

 

  1. C. Failure of a candidate to comply with article (A) above will render him/her ineligible to contest for the position of FKF President or Vice-president and the Electoral Board shall disqualify such a candidat

 

 

  1. Each candidate vying for the position of FKF President shall present a running mate for the position of FKF Vice-president. In the absence of a running mate, the candidature for President will not be admitted.

 

 

  1. E. If a candidate for the office of President presents documents for their running mate for the position of Vice President that do not meet the conditions of Article (A) above, the candidature for the position of President shall not be admitted.

 

 

  1. F. Candidates for any other positions of National Executive Committee Member must meet the following requirements: –
  2. Each candidate shall have been active in football (i.e. registered as an NEC Member, Committee Member, Referee and Assistant referee, Coach, Trainer and any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a player), for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.

 

  1. Each candidate shall present declarations of support from at least 5 members of FKF two of whom shall be domiciled in the respective elective region and three from other distinct regions of FKF and are eligible to vote. Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

 

  1. G. Candidates for the office of County Chairperson must meet the following requirements:

 

  1. The candidate shall have been active in football (i.e. registered as an NEC Member, Committee Member, Referee and Assistant referee, Coach, Trainer and any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a player), for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.
  2. The candidate shall have been proposed by three (3) clubs of FKF that are eligible to vote within the county he is seeking an elective position; Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

 

 

  1. H. Candidates for the office of County Secretary must meet the following requirements:
  2. Each candidate shall have been as active in football (i.e. registered as a NEC Member, Committee Member, Referee and Assistant referee, Coach, Trainer and any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a player), for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.
  3. The candidate shall have been proposed by three (3) clubs of FKF that are eligible to vote within the county he is seeking an elective position; Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

 

  1. I. Candidates for any other elective office in the County must meet the following requirements:

 

  1. Each candidate shall have been as active in football (i.e. registered as a NEC Member, Committee Member, Referee and Assistant referee, Coach, Trainer and any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a player), for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.
  2. Each candidate shall have been proposed by three (3) clubs of FKF that are eligible to vote within the county he is seeking an elective position; Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

iii.     Candidatures for the position of County Youth Representative shall be restricted to individuals aged above 18 years and not older than 35 years.

  1. Candidatures for the position of County Women Representative shall be restricted to individuals of the female gender.

 

  1. J. Candidate for the office of the FKF Sub County Chairperson must meet the following requirements:
  2. Each candidate shall have been as active in football (i.e. registered as a NEC Member, Committee Member, Referee and Assistant referee, Coach, Trainer and any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a player), for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.
  3. The candidate shall have been proposed by three (3) clubs of FKF that are eligible to vote within the county he is seeking an elective position; Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

 

  1. Candidates for any other elective office of FKF Sub-County must meet the      following requirements:
  2. Each candidate shall have been as active in football (i.e. registered as a NEC Member, Committee Member, Referee and Assistant referee, Coach, Trainer and any other person responsible for Technical, Medical or Administrative matters in FKF, League or Club or as a player), for three of the last four years before being proposed as a candidate.

 

  1. The candidate shall have been proposed by three (3) clubs of FKF that are eligible to vote within the county he is seeking an elective position; Being proposed as a candidate by a member shall be understood as a declaration of support.

iii.      Candidatures for the position of County Youth Representative shall be restricted to individuals aged above eighteen 18 years and not older than 35 years;

  1. Candidatures for the position of County Women Representative shall be restricted to individuals of the female gender.