Kenyan sports official flees fans at match

January 22, 2007
NAIROBI, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A Kenyan sports official was chased from a Mombasa soccer stadium by angry fans when he tried to stop a match between Coast Stars and Thika United.

Sport commissioner Gordon Oluoch had to seek refuge with police after being threatened by the supporters.

'They hurled insults and threatened to beat me up,' Oluoch told a reporter from Kenya's Standard newspaper.

The game had already degenerated into farce before Oluoch's arrival, with anti-riot ...

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