Former Chelsea Champions League-winning coach Roberto Di Matteo is expected in the country on 14th of this month courtesy of Guinness.
The 43 year old Italian, who also coached West Bromwich Albion will be in Kenya for a day to launch a first of a kind football product by the Guinness team.
Guinness Brand Manager Linda Obado said: “We are incredibly excited to be hosting one of the most storied football legends of our time, during his playing career as a midfielder he was capped 34 times for Italy, scoring two goals.”
“Guinness is dedicated to bringing football lovers across the country a deeper, richer football experience. Roberto Di Matteo’s ‘s visit reaffirms our commitment to the beautiful game and will no doubt make an impact on the Kenyan football fraternity, from the coaches, to players and the fans.”
Di Matteo will meet with key football stakeholders on the morning of his arrival and will share his experience on the pitch of the richest football club in the world. He will thereafter address a press briefing.
The former Chelsea coach retired as a player in February 2002 at the age of 31 following injury problems. He played in Euro 1996 and the 1998 World Cup for his home country. As interim manager of Chelsea in 2012, he steered the club to double title success, winning both the FA Cup and the club’s first UEFA Champions League.