Construction of phase two of Kinoru stadium in Meru County has started in preparations for the 2018 Africa Cup of Nation (CHAN).
The Ministry of Sports, Sports Kenya and Meru county government signed a memorandum of understanding to pave way for the construction works that will cost Sh. 892 million.
This came after Sports PS Kirimi Kaberia, Chan 2018 Deputy CEO Herbert Mwachiro, Sports Kenya Chairman Fred Muteti and Meru governor Kiraitu Murungi toured the facility yesterday.
Mwachiro said phase two of the project includes redoing the pitch to international standards, construction of more terraces, installation of floodlights, security and PA system, terrace seats, two boreholes, screens and VIP lounge and they are confident that working with the national and county governments, the event will take place in a world class facility.