AFC Leopards to stick to new technology ahead of Gor Mahia date
AFC Leopards have vowed to stick to the new ticketing system ahead of the FKF Premier League date against Gor Mahia FC slated for Moi International Stadium Kasarani.
Reflecting on the debut of the new ticketing system, AFC Leopards acknowledged that the match served as a test of its feasibility.
AFC Leopards praise Shabana fans
They praised the visiting Shabana FC fans for their orderly conduct while expressing some concerns about the behaviour of their own supporters.
Despite the initial challenges encountered during the first trial, AFC Leopards have affirmed their commitment to sticking with the E-ticketing system. They believe that technology will ultimately benefit the club and its fans.
The club extended gratitude to their fans for their support during the match and assured fans that they have learned from this initial experience and are taking measures to ensure seamless access to the stadium.
They plan to increase ticket validation points to facilitate entry and encourage fans to embrace this technology for the benefit of the club.
"AFC Leopards SC sincerely extends gratitude to our fans for turning up in large numbers for the AFC Leopards vs Shabana FC match on Sunday. This high-profile fixture was chosen as the premiere of the E-ticketing platform stadium access towards the sustainability of our Club. The ticketing progressed smoothly without system failure, reads a statement by AFC Leopards.
"Shabana fans accessed the stadium in an organised manner unlike a section of our fans who were very impatient, warranting the security to use some force to restore order. We have however picked lessons from this first experience and reassure you that E-ticketing shall be smooth In the coming matches.
AFC Leopards understanding
"The Club Management understands the challenges presented at yesterday's high-profile fixture and has therefore introduced measures to ensure seamless access by increasing the ticket validation Points. We urge our fans to embrace this technology for the good of our beloved club and exercise patience at the gates," the club stated.
"This technology will help us offer more value to our fans, even as we Plan to SEASON tickets and more controls on our platforms.
Due to the current set-up of our stadia, we continue to urge our fans to make their way to the stadium early to avoid any entry Inconveniences," the statement added.
"E-ticketing for AFC Leopards home matches is here to stay and shall be used for the much-awaited Mashemeji Derby. Kindly plan, accordingly, buy your tickets early and show up early to support our team," the statement concluded.