The Fifa World Cup trophy has landed in Kenya for a two-day tour.
The plane carrying the coveted trophy touched down on Thursday morning accompanied by Brazilian football coach, Juliano Belletti, who was part of the team that lifted the trophy in 2002.
Belletti is currently an assistant coach of Brazilian side Cruzeiro and formerly played for Villareal, Barcelona, and Chelsea
“We are very excited to not only host the Fifa World Cup trophy but also one of the greatest footballers of all time and a football legend who played for key teams in Europe," said Isabel Kariuki, Frontline Marketing Director, Coca-Cola East, and Central Africa Franchise.
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The original world cup trophy will be viewed at KICC tomorrow 27th May.
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"Juliano is no doubt among the world-renowned players and football fans in Kenya can brace themselves for an experience of a lifetime when the trophy lands on the 26th of this month,”
“By bringing Juliano Belletti here together with the Fifa World Cup trophy, we are hoping to inspire the next generation of footballers and hope that they can learn from his experience,” she added.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to receive the trophy at State House later today