Friday Nov 17, 2017. 11:30
Kenya's experienced journalist Collins Okinyo has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football to serve on the Media Experts Panel.
Okinyo is the only appointee from the East African region in the 12 member panel as they will help in advising the organisation on media operations.
The creation of the Media Experts Panel by CAF was part of the reforms by the new executive to replace the continental body’s Media Committee.
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Okinyo has thanked the CAF president, Ahmad for having faith in him and for the opportunity to serve the continent.
“I am happy to have been recognised by CAF President Ahmad on the new role as CAF Media expert, I promise to give my best in helping make African football better,” sai Okinyo.
Moreover, Okinyo joins journalists such as Côte d’Ivoire's Mamadou Gaye as well as Ghana's Ibrahim Sannie and Aliou Goloko of Senegal.