Assessment Of Crowd Management Strategies Used For Football Events In Government-Owned Sports Stadia In Nairobi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT

Spectator violence in stadiums is part of a larger set of problems related to

misbehaviour in football and it has resulted into deaths and injuries during football

events, especially where rival football clubs are playing. This is especially exacerbated

where fans seating arrangement is not properly demarcated. The purpose of this study

was therefore to assess crowd management strategies applied by the management of

government-owned sports stadia in Nairobi County, Kenya.

The management strategies the study sought to assess were mainly on security

arrangements in terms of the pre-event, event and post-event preparations and

arrangements.

The target population for the study comprised of 64 staff working at Moi International

Sports Centre (MISC) and Nyayo National Stadium (NNS), 24 Football Kenya

Federation (FKF) officials at National and Nairobi County levels, 304 police officers

stationed at Kasarani Police division, Ngomongo Police Post, Langata Police division

and Nyayo National Stadium Police Post. Sample size for football fans was calculated

at 384 using Fishers’ formula since the total population for both MISC (60,000) and

NNS (30,000) was estimated at 90,000.

Stratified random sampling technique was used to select the respondents, to ensure a

fair representation of all the target groups. Self-administered questionnaire was used to

collect data. The data collected was summarized into descriptive statistics of

frequencies and percentages. Data presentation was carried out using graphs, barcharts,

tables and pie-charts. The null hypotheses were tested using chi-square at p

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APA

WANJIKU, M (2021). Assessment Of Crowd Management Strategies Used For Football Events In Government-Owned Sports Stadia In Nairobi County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-crowd-management-strategies-used-for-football-events-in-government-owned-sports-stadia-in-nairobi-county-kenya

MLA 8th

WANJIKU, MANDU "Assessment Of Crowd Management Strategies Used For Football Events In Government-Owned Sports Stadia In Nairobi County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 26 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-crowd-management-strategies-used-for-football-events-in-government-owned-sports-stadia-in-nairobi-county-kenya. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

WANJIKU, MANDU . "Assessment Of Crowd Management Strategies Used For Football Events In Government-Owned Sports Stadia In Nairobi County, Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 26 May. 2021. Web. 20 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-crowd-management-strategies-used-for-football-events-in-government-owned-sports-stadia-in-nairobi-county-kenya >.

Chicago

WANJIKU, MANDU . "Assessment Of Crowd Management Strategies Used For Football Events In Government-Owned Sports Stadia In Nairobi County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-crowd-management-strategies-used-for-football-events-in-government-owned-sports-stadia-in-nairobi-county-kenya