Kenyan policemen on duty put their job aside to watch a televised UEFA Champions League match at a nearby trading centre as robbers entered their station on Tuesday night.
Concise News learnt that the thieves made away with three rifles and ammunition.
According to the Kenya Standard newspaper, the incident happened at Kobujoi Police Station, Nandi County.
However, On returning to their post, the soccer-crazy policemen discovered that the room of the officer-in-charge, which also serves as an armoury was open.
They walked in to find the steel box, in which firearms are kept, broken.
The thieves stole three rifles, with magazines of 20 rounds of ammunition each. They left behind only two magazines with 17 and 20 rounds.
The scene was visited by the Nandi South OCPD, OCS and AP Commander.
Search and investigations are underway to recover the stolen firearms and nab the suspects.